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Oct 25, 2007 18:24 |  #1

I wanted to let the birders out there that this is the time of year the Sand Hills visit Northern Indiana.
Jasper Pulaski Wildlife area, approx 50 mi South-East of Chicago, on Highway 421.
This weekend found almost 10,000 birds laughing and talking in the observation field.
Best viewing is at sun-up, as the field opens to the East.
Great viewing area and open to the public.

http://www.in.gov …cations/scranes​.htm#jpmap (external link)


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Oct 25, 2007 18:33 |  #2

Interesting link and video. Wish I could make it. :)


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Oct 25, 2007 18:37 |  #3

I've been told that the Cranes continue to visit until mid to late November.
Mostly depends on the snow cover.


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Oct 25, 2007 18:46 |  #4

We get them all over up here in Wisconsin too. Some visited our wetlands this spring. You can hear them honking from a mile away. :)


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