Sandhill cranes feed in a flooded cornfield at sunrise on Staten Island in the Delta on Wednesday. The sandhill crane and geese count there has doubled from last year. The Nature Conservancy, which owns Staten Island, has been taking counts and has seen 14,000 geese and 3,500 sandhill cranes.
Sandhill cranes feed in a flooded cornfield at sunrise on Staten Island in the Delta on Wednesday. The sandhill crane and geese count there has doubled from last year. The Nature Conservancy, which owns Staten Island, has been taking counts and has seen 14,000 geese and 3,500 sandhill cranes. Randy Pench rpench@sacbee.com
Sandhill cranes feed in a flooded cornfield at sunrise on Staten Island in the Delta on Wednesday. The sandhill crane and geese count there has doubled from last year. The Nature Conservancy, which owns Staten Island, has been taking counts and has seen 14,000 geese and 3,500 sandhill cranes. Randy Pench rpench@sacbee.com

Cranes crowd Staten Island as other Valley habitat dries up

November 07, 2014 09:47 PM

UPDATED November 08, 2014 08:25 AM

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