Common Name: Sandhill Crane
Scientific Name: Grus canadensis
Height: 3-4 feet
Wingspan: 6 feet
Weight: 7.1-11 pounds
Diet: Mostly plants and grains, but will also eat invertebrates, small mammals, amphibians, and reptiles.
The impact of garbage on local birds
Birds often mistake plastic for food and feed it to their young leading to a reduction in the local population and increasing the likelihood of disease. You can help by disposing of your garbage properly will not only help birds now but also future generations.