Citizen Scientists Track Crane Population

A sandhill crane looks and sounds like a modern day dinosaur.

They stand about three feet tall and have a six-foot wing span. They use their sharp four-inch beak for probing in the dirt and catching insects and small mammals.

And sometimes, they use that long beak for defense.

So begins the radio piece about Homer’s Sandhill Cranes on KBBI’s website.  Check out the whole story here: