Baking: Sandhill Crane

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Antigone canadensis

Length: 45-50 in Wingspan: 75-80 in Weight: 7-11 lbs

Identification:

Tall bird with long legs and beak. Gray overall with red/white face.

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Distribution:

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Range map by IUCN

Cool Facts:

Sandhill Cranes are well-known for their elegant courtship dances, which involve graceful leaps, bows, and wing stretching. The trumpeting call of these birds is enabled by a long, curved trachea that enriches lower notes.

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References:

All About Birds

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