Three Sisters Springs Crystal River, Fl Sandhill cranes

Back to Florida with some Sandhill cranes

A pair of Sandhill Cranes

A pair of Sandhill Cranes

When Jim and Linda Curtis returned to Florida to resume their plant research at Three Sisters Springs, a pair of just migrated sandhill cranes met them at the entrance. Although successful nesting resulted in healthy young 2 years ago, last year a bobcat is believed to have raided the nest. Jim noted the male crane was taller than he, 6 feet, and could likely protect the nest with that enormous beak.

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