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Sandhill Crane

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.

Sandhill Cranes

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.