A rare visitor decides to stop on the Outer Banks!

By on July 13, 2020

Cape Hatteras National Seashore

A Sandhill Crane was spotted on the grounds near the Bodie Island Lighthouse. These birds migrate long distances from Florida and Texas to the Western United States and are typically not seen in this area.

Did you know that Sandhill Cranes are one of the largest cranes in North America? They stand between three and four feet tall with a wingspan of more than six feet!




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