Sandhill Cranes PLATTE RIVER VALLEY

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The Platte River Valley is home to the Elm/Ash/Cottonwood forest type and massive bird migrations including 90% of the world's Sandhill Cranes.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 



Image: Sandhill Cranes
NPS Photo


Trip 6 - Heartland
  1. Missouri Botanical Garden
  2. Onondaga Cave State Park
  3. Konza Prairie (LTER Site)
  4. Cheyenne Bottoms/
    Quivera National Wildlife Refuge
  5. Sedgwick County Zoo, Wichita
  6. Pawnee National Grassland (LTER Site)
  7. Rocky Mounatin National Park
  8. Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo
  9. Platte River Valley
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South Central Nebraska [40.5oN, 99oW]


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