Halfway Mark in the Lockdown Challenge

Originally posted on Hermanus Bird Club:
Having reached the halfway mark in the Lockdown Challenge, most of you (there are now 31 individuals or pairs taking part) will have recorded 95% of the birds you are likely to see, but don’t give up just yet.  There is probably some rarity lurking in your garden or flying over your home.  Stay vigilant, stay at home, get… Continue reading Halfway Mark in the Lockdown Challenge

Sandhill Cranes in Florida

Originally posted on Wildlifewatcher's Blog:
Sandhill Cranes are resident and migratory birds here in The Villages, FL.  It is not uncommon to see these large birds around the edges of golf courses, especially those near marshes.  Sandhill Cranes often eat grass, seeds, insects, worms, snails and prefer the cut apron areas of fairways.  Occasionally the cranes can be seen on people’s front or backyard… Continue reading Sandhill Cranes in Florida