Cranes near Escalante State Wildlife Area on a Cold Windy Day

Several thousand cranes have passed through the Escalante State Wildlife Area the past three weeks most just stopping over for the night. On Saturday it was a cold and windy day and several hundred cranes could be found grazing in the fields.

Spring  CranesCranescranes IMG_3828A few seagulls in flight feeding over the lake. This one is a Ring-Billed Gull. Windy and cold but great birds always make the day!