Sandhill Cranes

Sandhill Cranes have become frequent visitors at Woodland Trails.  The first sighting of these unusual birds was reported five years ago by B & B guests when they exclaimed, “We think we saw two prehistoric birds on one of the fields!”a-Sandhill Crane 2016-05-30 (1)Recently, innkeeper John and guest Jim, while driving a golf cart, encountered a pair of cranes with a newly-born colt.  (Yes, Google says the young are called colts because of their well-developed legs.  They can run with mom and dad just a day after hatching.)  With the colt nearby, the adults did a nice show for John and Jim and one posed for this photo.

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