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Sandhill Cranes Part 2

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The Sandhill Cranes suddenly appeared on Saturday night at twilight (12/14/17) at the little neighborhood Lake Paradise here in The Villages, Florida.  I took these pictures at Swartz Park.  There were twenty-one Sandhill Cranes in all.  The Sandhill Cranes are enjoying the low water levels which make hunting for aquatic insects, small fish, crustaceans, and even aquatic plants, very easy.  I believe these are migrating birds.  Please click on the thumbnail image to see the slightly larger version of the picture.  Enjoy!dsc_2675-1

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Comments on: "Sandhill Cranes Part 2" (6)

  1. Very beautiful! They are summer visitors to my area.

  2. Beautiful big birds! It’s very good to see them!

  3. Hello, lovely sighting of the cranes. They are one of my favorite Florida birds. Happy Thursday, enjoy your day and weekend!

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