Start Planning Now To Observe The Thousands Of Sandhill Cranes That Arrive In Idaho Every Fall

An undeniable sign of the fall season, the arrival of hundreds – sometimes thousands – of sandhill cranes in Idaho is always an exciting event. These beautiful creatures, boasting a six-foot wingspan and an elegant appearance, travel through the Gem State during both spring and fall migration. Catching the sight of them flying through the area or flocking on the ground is a must for any wildlife enthusiast, so get out there ASAP to see these beauties before they move on.

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What’s your favorite spot to enjoy watching the migration of sandhill cranes? We’d love to hear your best bird watching tips and destinations in the comments below!