Like all cranes, sandhill cranes are “dancers”. A male and female will show each other attention by leaping, bowing, running, stretching their necks, and flapping their wings. Sometimes they sing while they dance and sound very much like a trumpet.
Where to see them:
7 to 11 lbs
Up to 55 yrs
Wetlands and grasslands
Plants and small aquatic animals
Species at Risk (Ohio Endangered Species List—Endangered)