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Haehnle Sanctuary Crane Count 09/09/2019

Monday, September 09, 2019 9:22 PM | Steve Jerant (Administrator)

We had a beautiful night to kick off the 2019 crane counts.  A total of 47 cranes were counted, with 5 staying in the marsh.  The nighthawks were active both above the marsh and near the overlook.    

eBird checklist is available at: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S59650610

Crane counters:   Gary Siegrist, Ross Green, & Steve Jerant 
Compiler:  Steve Jerant
Submitted by Steve Jerant

Crane Count:  5 (47 observed in the area)
Species count:  23

35 Canada Goose

30 Wood Duck

50 Mallard

3 Mourning Dove

6 Common Nighthawk

47 Sandhill Crane -- 5 stayed in marsh

5 Great Egret

1 Turkey Vulture

2 Northern Harrier

1 Cooper's Hawk

1 Red-bellied Woodpecker

1 Hairy Woodpecker

1 Eastern Wood-Pewee

1 Eastern Phoebe

4 Tree Swallow

3 Barn Swallow

3 Eastern Bluebird

80 American Robin

15 Cedar Waxwing

9 American Goldfinch

500 Red-winged Blackbird

1 Common Grackle

2 Common Yellowthroat


You can view past postings and historical crane counting data at http://www.haehnlesanctuary.org/crane-count 


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