Where Do Sandhill Cranes Nest?

A fascinating species for many reasons, Sandhill cranes travel all across America in search of the best foraging grounds, migratory stopover sites and nesting habitats. Spending their winter and summer months in a variety of countries and states, Sandhill cranes tend to have similar nesting sites creating the right environment to hatch and raise their … Read more

When Do Sandhill Cranes Lay Eggs?

Sandhill cranes (Grus Canadensis) began nesting and laying eggs in Northern America 2.5 million years ago and still to this day perform the same nesting habits across the continent. Want proof? Fossil records date back well over 2.5 million years found in Florida by naturalists. When spring arrives, mating pairs will begin to perform their … Read more

When Do Sandhill Cranes Migrate?

Out of the 15-crane species around the world, Sandhill cranes have the largest population and are the most wide-ranging species due to their vast migratory routes. Migration is a fundamental aspect to avian ecology as it allows them to move between breeding sites and make the most of the favorable conditions in the different seasons. … Read more

Do Sandhill Cranes Mate for Life?

Roaming the earth for millions of years, Sandhill cranes are equally famous for their long migratory movements and their long-term pair bonding. So yes, it is true that Sandhill cranes are known to find a mate and pair for life. Nowadays, like many human couples, Sandhill cranes are known to ‘divorce’ and not maintain monogamous … Read more

What Do Sandhill Cranes Eat?

Living on planet earth for over 2 million years, Sandhill cranes are most commonly spotted in freshwater wetlands and marshes or areas with abundant vegetation. Bird watchers and animal lovers alike flock to these landscapes to watch groups of Sandhill cranes converge within one river basin in order to eat and rest between migratory flights. … Read more

Sick Hummingbird Behavior – And What To Do

Like all animals, hummingbirds are prone to sickness. Whether this is through natural causes, such as disease, or anthropogenic (human-related) causes, such as window collisions, there are ways in which you can help. But first, you need to decide whether the hummingbird is sick. What signs do you need to look out for? Signs of … Read more

Mule Deer Vs White Tail Deer

It is well known that mule deer originated from hybridization between white-tailed deer and coastal black-tailed deer.  White-tailed deer were animals of warmer climates. White tails are also the smallest members of the deer family in North America. During winter they prefer to stay in the forest since they are generally animals of warmer weather.  … Read more

How Long Do Deer Live?

To answer this question we have to go into a lot of details since Deer are one of the most populated animals, and there are more than 50 species of Deer around the world. Even though they have a difficult time reaching their average lifespan since they are always being targeted by hunters, Some Deer … Read more

Do Deer Eat Pumpkins? How To Protect Your Crop?

Do Deer Eat Pumpkins? Deer love eating pumpkins, and their beans alongside them. They also like eating lettuce, squash, strawberries and peas which are some of deer’s favorite foods when it comes to homegrown fruits.  However nobody wants their garden to be a dining place for wild animals like deer, especially their pumpkins. So how … Read more