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Ian Worley <[log in to unmask]>
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Vermont Birds <[log in to unmask]>
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Wed, 29 Jun 2005 06:37:35 -0400
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Last night (6/28) as twilight approached (about 8:55pm) she wandered to
her bedding down spot in the field, gave one bugle followed by the
quieter, raspy clucks.  Flapped her wings twice, sat, preened, and
settled in for the evening.

Ian
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> << She was also calling last night, the clear bugling
> note and a softer more raspy one. Ron Payne >>
>
> Ian,
>  FYI:  The crane was *yodeling* this morning --
> three times about 8:45 and a couple times shortly after 9:00.
>
> Neck was stretched up; bill open and at 45 degrees.
> LOUD bird!    Humidity and wind likely helped carry the call.
> I assume it could have been the *Location-Call* --
> to locate other cranes?
>
> Dave Hoag

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