Gathering of cranes

At 5-feet tall, gregarious and among the most vocal of birds, Sandhill cranes offer a distinctive sign of the change of seasons. Local crane watchers report seeing thousands of cranes around Escalante State Wildlife Area west of Delta. It’s suspected by some birders the draw-down of Fruitgrowers Reservoir near Eckert has caused many of the cranes once at the reservoir to find new staging areas.



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At 5-feet tall, gregarious and among the most vocal of birds, Sandhill cranes offer a distinctive sign of the change of seasons. Local crane watchers report seeing thousands of cranes around Escalante State Wildlife Area west of Delta. It’s suspected by some birders the draw-down of Fruitgrowers Reservoir near Eckert has caused many of the cranes once at the reservoir to find new staging areas.

Among the distinctive sounds heralding the approach of spring is the long-distance gurgle and croon of migrating Sandhill cranes circling around the Grand Valley. On many mid-March mornings,…




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