Haehnle Sanctuary Crane Count 11/20/2023
By Don Henise
Sandhill Crane activity has picked up this week with 531 cranes counted flying into the marsh for the night. A thousand or more cranes were also seen dropping into the property to the north of the sanctuary.
Good numbers of waterfowl continue to use Mud Lake. A total of 26 species were observed at the sanctuary Monday evening. The complete eBird checklist is here:
Counters: Don & Robyn Henise, Ross Green, and Gary Siegrist
Compiler: Don Henise
Total Cranes Roosting: 531