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Haehnle Sanctuary Crane Count 10/07/2019

Monday, October 07, 2019 8:17 PM | Steve Jerant (Administrator)

A quiet night at the Sanctuary.  There was very little bird activity at the overlook and in the marsh.  Ten cranes were seen and only 2 will be staying the night. 

But we did have apple pie, so...

eBird checklist is available at:  https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S60439786

Crane counters:   Gary Siegrist,  & Steve Jerant

Compiler:  Steve Jerant

Submitted by Steve Jerant

Crane Count:  2 (10 observed in the area)

Species count:  30

30 Canada Goose

3 Trumpeter Swan -- 2 adults and a signet. Our breeding pair. 

30 Wood Duck

10 Mallard

2 American Black Duck

1 Mourning Dove

2 American Coot

10 Sandhill Crane -- 2 stayed in marsh

2 Great Blue Heron

3 Great Egret

1 Turkey Vulture

1 Northern Harrier

1 Red-tailed Hawk

1 Red-bellied Woodpecker

1 Downy Woodpecker

1 Hairy Woodpecker

1 Northern Flicker

1 American Kestrel

3 Eastern Phoebe

10 Blue Jay

6 American Crow

1 Black-capped Chickadee

20 European Starling

1 Eastern Bluebird

50 American Robin

8 Cedar Waxwing

1 American Goldfinch

1 Chipping Sparrow

5 White-throated Sparrow

200 Red-winged Blackbird

You can view past postings and historical crane counting data at 

Haehnle site at http://www.haehnlesanctuary.org/crane-count

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