Florida Sandhill Crane Grus canadensis pratensis

Sandhill cranes are among the most widespread North American birds. Depending on the time of year, you may see these cranes in Alaska, the Midwest, Cuba or Mexico!

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ORIGIN:
North America

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HABITAT:
Grasslands and wetlands

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HEIGHT/WEIGHT:
7-12 lbs
Height: 3-5 ft

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DIET:
Small mammals, insects and seeds

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PREDATORS:
Bobcats, raccoons and birds of prey

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NATURAL DEFENSES:
Sharp, narrow bill

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REPRODUCTION:
30-day incubation

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THREATS:
Habitat loss and human hunting

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LIFE EXPECTANCY:
Up to 21 yrs in wild

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