"Iron-stained" Sandhill Cranes

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This pair of stained Sandhill Cranes were seen Wednesday morning near U-Cross.Their bodies appear rusty in color supposedly because they probe into mud containing iron which is then transfer from their bills to their plumage when they preen. For more see: http://www.savingcranes.org/sand...

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"Iron-stained" Sandhill Cranes
"Iron-stained" Sandhill Cranes