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Seeking Sandhill Cranes

Prehistoric birds grace Ann Arbor's skies

Imagine giant prehistoric birds with six-foot wingspans sailing over Ann Arbor. Or step outside during the sandhill cranes' fall migration and actually see them. Juliet Berger, the Ann Arbor city ornithologist, reports that last year's Audubon Society Christmas Bird Count found more than 2,000 sandhills within an eight-mile radius centered in Ann Arbor.

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