[CT Birds] Sand Hill Crane update

Paula J Verderame dmrlizdbear at juno.com
Wed Jan 20 16:26:53 EST 2010


The crane was in the field when I arrived around 2:00. When I left around
2:30, it was walking towards the woods.

Paula Verderame
Milford

On Wed, 20 Jan 2010 15:45:21 -0500 Lynn Jones <lynnjones11 at gmail.com>
writes:
> the crane came back out again from the woods at around 1pm.  there
> were a few of us watching it, i left around 1:30 i think.  we were
> noting the behavior that it would frequently take a seat while up 
> on
> the mound.  it seemed to me it was when a stiff breeze blew by.  
> just
> a guess.
> 
> On 1/20/10, mntncougar at aol.com <mntncougar at aol.com> wrote:
> > The  crane was present at the same location on Johnson  Lane, 
> Durham from
> > about 8:30 am til 12:30 pm.  However, at that point it  walked 
> directly back
> > into the brushy woods behind the field (there is a stream  there) 
> and was
> > not seen again until I left about 1 pm.  Of course it may  
> re-appear at any
> > time, but the locals say it sometimes browses in the cornfield  on 
> the other
> > side of the woods/stream.  That area is not visible or  
> accessible.
> >
> > Don Morgan
> > Coventry
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