I saw and heard 4 Sandhill Cranes as they flew directly over my house, also this morning. My location would be about a mile north and a little east of Doug's location, so they could have been the same birds.
Karl Jungbluth, 2 miles south of Boone
On Friday, April 7, 2017 at 4:55:57 PM UTC-5, dnharr wrote: > > At least 2 Sandhill Cranes were heard calling while apparently flying up > the Des Moines River at Ledges State Park this morning. I was birding in > forest at the adjacent McCoy WMA so could not see the birds flying but the > calls were unmistakable. > > Doug Harr > Ogden >