Heading North

On a morning walk, my attention was drawn to the bugling sound that I’ve come to associate with the Sandhill Crane.  Looking up, I saw strings  of them coming across the sky above the farm fields, headed northward.  Spring migration has begun.

“… the grand tour is just the inspired man’s way of heading home.”  ~Paul Theroux

19 thoughts on “Heading North

  1. Most, fi not all, of our Sandhill Cranes have headed north. I saw a few stragglers hanging around last week, but I have not seen any cranes since Saturday. A lot of cranes stay all winter down here so we have them from the end of October through the middle of February.

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