Date: 12/30/18 11:41 am From: JAMES SPEICHER <jugornought...> Subject: Re: [MDBirding] Sand hill cranes
On 12/30/18, Anna Urciolo <urcioloa...> wrote: > Seen up on hill west of small pond across from golf course. 16600 West > Willard - Poolesville MD
Of course, sandhill is one word, tho spellchecker is trying to tell me otherwise.
I wonder if they were first seen in the Nebraska Sandhills region and thus the name. Also wonder who first saw/named them other than native Americans. Possibly, the Lewis & Clark expedition members...
Jim Speicher BroadRun/Burkittsville area [FR] Frederick County MD M.O.S. member, Washington [WA] Co Chapter
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