The Sandhill Cranes head to their roost on the Platte River as the sky colors up with an amazing sunset.
The early spring gathering of the Sandhill Cranes on the Platte River is one of the greatest wildlife spectacles on the continent, with over a quarter of a million birds present at any one time. The day this image was captured from the VIP Blind at the Crane Trust, the week’s official count of Sandhill Cranes was 404,000. Crane Trust in located Wood River, Nebraska.
Copyright 2017 Susan Rissi Tregoning
May 16th, 2017
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