Cantankerous Cranes~


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These were taken across the street from our house on April 30, when there were still TWO chicks.
Today there is only one chick remaining.
Picture credit: Walkingfox

A story in my email this morning reflects an ongoing situation that makes those of us who love theSandhill Cranes  more than just a little edgy.

For the past two months, there have been stories on the news of our Sandhill Cranes being in dangerous places during this current breeding season.

Cranes don’t really seem to be aware of, or even slightly concerned with, their own safety or well-being.

They literally bring traffic to a standstill, where ever they happen to be,  when they decide to cross a road, or gasp, even a four lane highway in search of another bite of their chosen food.

Recently a pair had taken up residence along a very busy Brevard County road and played havoc daily with the busy traffic.

Kind and concerned…

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