Sandhill Crane: here’s the scoop
The future for sandhill cranes is mainly tied to the fate of their habitat. It’s particularly important to conserve wetlands in the ranges of non-migratory populations, and in staging and wintering areas where large migratory flocks congregate.
Wetlands, prairies, grasslands, and agricultural fields
Grains, seeds, berries, invertebrates and vertebrates
13 – 15 years
Did you know?
Sandhill cranes mate for life, choosing their partners based on dancing displays.
Canada, China, Cuba, Japan, Korea, Mexico; eastern Russia, United States, Faroe Islands, Greenland, Ireland, Netherlands, United Kingdom, Bermuda, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, Turks and Caicos Islands
Widespread and abundant