Virtual Education: Wading Birds

VIDEO: Humans played a role in the near extinction of two species who live at Wildlife Images but they also played a role in their comeback.

Niles can be identified by his deep “widows peak.” Photo Courtesy: Mark Unger

 

Sandhill cranes have an interesting, distinctive call. They make a rattling “karrrroooooo-oooo” sound that varies in length, loudness, and strength depending on what they are communicating.

You can help sandhill cranes like Niles by protecting and restoring wetland habitats.