Don Henise reports that the crane counts continue to rise at the Sanctuary.
Highlights were eight species of raptors including a couple of Broad-winged Hawk Kettles, one of which was over 70 birds. Also of note were 20+ Great Egrets, 22 Common Nighthawks, and 374 Sandhill Cranes roosting.
His eBird checklist of 49 species is available at: http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S39239283
Crane counters: Don Henise, Robyn Henise, Ross Green, and Gary Siegrist
Compiler: Don Henise
Submitted by Steve Jerant
You can view past postings and historical crane counting data athttp://www.haehnlesanctuary.org/crane-count