Seminole Crop E News

Agricultural News for Farmers and Agribusiness in SW Georgia

Question of the Week – Sand Hill Cranes

Posted by romeethredge on January 17, 2014

Last week I had more birds for you to identify from up near Colquit, Ga. They were Sand Hill Cranes, and I have not seen them here before. They are large birds. Here’s another photo of them I took last week.

They are long lived birds that have an interesting call. See their range below.



This week I have another question for you. What is this growing on a fruit tree and how many forms does it appear in? Does it hurt the tree?



5 Responses to “Question of the Week – Sand Hill Cranes”

  1. Crystal Milner said

    Love Sandhill Cranes!!! We had a small group fly over the house a few weeks ago! A sight and sound to hear! 🙂
    A new experience for us, one I’ll never forget!
    Tracking the Whooping Cranes is another personal favorite!
    Pictured on the tree limb is lichen. I know of three types and thankfully they do not harm the tree.

  2. Lane Morrell said


  3. Lane Morrell said

    It appears in two forms.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: