Sandhill Cranes (Grus canadensis)
Florida is lucky to have both resident and migrant populations of these graceful birds.
This group is working to protect cranes all over the world.
Cranes are symbolic of peace and tranquility in the art and literature of many cultures.
Learn more about the world's cranes from Peter Matthiessen's book
Another book for the artistically inclined
And for the naturalist
More about our nature in Florida