~A distant shot of the Sandhill Crane today at 6 1/2 Station Road Sanctuary, 10/26/16.~

QUICK POST: Huge thanks to Kathy Ashman, who texted while I was at work to let me know she had located a SANDHILL CRANE at 6 1/2 Station Road Sanctuary. I ran for the bird after getting out of work this afternoon; Maria Loukeris met me at the sanctuary and got me on the bird very quickly (thanks!). Which was a good thing, because shortly after my arrival, the bird picked up and relocated deep into the reeds and out of sight. The bird was distant, but I was still super excited to see this excellent bird and get some documentary photos. And, of course, it was great to get it in Orange County and add it to my year list (#208).

8 thoughts on “Orange County SANDHILL CRANE!”

    1. You located the bird so early Kathy that I was convinced I wouldn’t get it. I was so happy it stuck around long enough for me to get there. Thanks again, that’s an excellent bird that I hope sticks around, I’d love to get a better look. Matt

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