Date: 9/14/18 12:51 pm
From: 'MikeBowen' via Maryland & DC Birding <mdbirding...>
Subject: [MDBirding] Re: Sandhill Cranes along Old River Road now!
On Friday, September 14, 2018 at 12:54:04 PM UTC-4, katahdinss wrote:
> Hi,
>
> This from Mike Bowen by phone:
>
> There are three Sandhill Cranes along Old River Road fairly close to White’s Ferry.
>
> Here are the specific details:
>
> Address is 24461-24499 Old River Rd, Dickerson, MD. The lat-long is (39.1427392,-77.5083290)
>
> West side of road in soybean field, about 150 yards back. Mike describes the field as having a thin line of turf, some soybeans, and some brown corn. The birds were on the turf but flushed into the beans when spooked by a van.
>
> Gail Mackiernan
> Colesville, MD
>
> Sent from my iPad


The 3 birds were still in pretty much the same location at 1:50 p.m., although they then flew off for a short distance. Photos are in my eBird checklist:
https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S48500301

Thanks to Gail M. for posting on my behalf.

Mike Bowen
Bethesda

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