BirdNote: Leaping With Sandhill Cranes

Mar 1, 2014

With a graceful leap, wings outstretched, Sandhill Cranes welcome the longer days. The stately cranes are courting, renewing an annual dance they perform in earnest as the days lengthen into spring. Sandhill Crane pairs remain together for life, and their spirited dance plays an essential role in reaffirming this bond. Watch a video of their courtship dance.

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Broadcast on Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 8:58 a.m.