It's important to note that the crane count indicates the number of cranes spending the night at the sanctuary. Many more are often observed flying over.
November 20, 2023
Haehnle Sanctuary Crane Count 11/20/2023
By Don Henise
Sandhill Crane activity has picked up this week with 531 cranes counted flying into the marsh for the night. A thousand or more cranes were also seen dropping into the property to the north of the sanctuary.
Good numbers of waterfowl continue to use Mud Lake. A total of 26 species were observed at the sanctuary Monday evening. The complete eBird checklist is here:
Counters: Don & Robyn Henise, Ross Green, and Gary Siegrist
Compiler: Don Henise