Juvenile Sandhill Crane

Juvenile Sandhill Crane

A young Sandhill Crane was busy looking around in the grass as his parents were feeding in the marsh.

Juvenile Sandhill Crane
Juvenile Sandhill Crane

They weren’t far off, 20 or 30 feet (6 to 9 meters), and maybe paying more attention to him than it appeared.

Juvenile Sandhill Crane
Juvenile Sandhill Crane

As they went around the water’s edge he trailed along behind them, but I didn’t see him eat anything.

Juvenile Sandhill Crane
Juvenile Sandhill Crane

Orlando Wetlands, Florida
April 10, 2022

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    1. Thanks, Rudi. We were quite fortunate to arrive when we did, about twenty minutes later the three of them went into deeper grass and we probably would have missed them.

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