Utah Bird Profile
 Sandhill Crane - Grus canadensis

Name Roots: (L. grus, "crane, to cry out" - of Canada)

In Utah:   
by Margaret T. Sanchez

Other Photos - ID / Song

characteristic behaviors:
Nests on the ground in a saucer nest. This species is not a cowbird host. This species is an omnivore: ground and fresh-marsh forager.
Habitat: Breeds in Utah in wet meadow and agriculture habitats.
How to find:  

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Occur. (FS,CT)

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