Order
Gruiformes
Family
Gruidae
Genus
Antigone
 
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Sandhill Crane Antigone canadensis

Brian D. Gerber, James F. Dwyer, Stephen A. Nesbitt, Rod C. Drewien, Carol D. Littlefield, T. C. Tacha, and P. A. Vohs
Version: 2.0 — Published August 17, 2014

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Figure 1. Distribution of Sandhill Cranes in North America. - Range Map
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  • Year-round
  • Migration
  • Breeding
  • Non-Breeding
Figure 1. Distribution of Sandhill Cranes in North America.

Northern populations are migratory, southern populations generally non-migratory, remaining near breeding sites year-round.

Recommended Citation

Gerber, B. D., J. F. Dwyer, S. A. Nesbitt, R. C. Drewien, C. D. Littlefield, T. C. Tacha, and P. A. Vohs (2014). Sandhill Crane (Antigone canadensis), version 2.0. In The Birds of North America (A. F. Poole, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/bna.31