720No Demoiselle Crane Jan. 25 (Sorry late Post)
- Feb 2, 2002
>- Pardon the late posting.Demoiselle
>Carol and I searched through about 3000 to 4000 Sandhill Cranes
>from11:30 am to 5:30 pm on Friday, Jan. 25th, looking for the
>Crane (our third attempt) without any luck.
>About 200 Sandhill Cranes within scope distance were on Staten Island
>Road with another100 in scope distance along Woodbridge Road.
>Blossom Road heading South from Walnut Grove Road just before it
>connects to Peltier Road had the 2700 to 3700 other Sandhills - quite a
>delightful sight and quite wonderful sounds!!!!!! But alas no
>The only other sightings of interest were a Prairie Falcon on Walnut
>Grove Road and about 300 Tundra Swans towards the end of Woodbridge
>Road. Thousands of Snow and some Ross's Geese were flying around at
>dusk heading to roost somewhere along Staten Island Road.
>We would appreciate any other postings of sightings or the lack of
>sightings of the Demoiselle Crane.
>Bob & Carol