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Subspecies of Sandhill Cranes


GIF -- Location of cranes
Breeding areas of 20 sandhill cranes marked with satellite transmitters during March-April 1998-1999. Red markers represent the Lesser subspecies (Grus canadensis canadensis), and blue markers represent the Canadian subspecies (Grus canadensis rowani).

GIF -- Wintering areas
Wintering areas of 18 sandhill cranes marked with satellite transmitters during March-April 1998-1999. Red markers represent the Lesser subspecies (Grus canadensis canadensis), and blue markers represent the Canadian subspecies (Grus canadensis rowani).

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