cranes nesting in my trees

by Pamela Wallace
(Houston, Texas, Harris)

I have two cranes that has nested in my oak tree (about 50 feet up) for the last two years. The had two babies last year and this year they are just now making the next.


They have black feathers with yellow stripes on their heads. They are about two feet tall and do not have long legs. Their claws are also yellow. They have thick black beaks about six to eight inches long. They make a very loud noise like a loud squawk.

They are very beautiful. What are they Oh, by the way I live in Houston, Texas close to a bayou.

Click here to post comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to What Is This Bird?.



Coming Soon

Recent Articles

  1. Gray Jay Nesting Oddity

    Apr 29, 17 02:55 PM

    Looking out of my bedroom window one fine morning, I spied a pair of gray jays on the telephone wire outside. Had never seen any of these, although we

    Read More

  2. Are these guys Mocking birds?

    Apr 28, 17 11:15 PM

    They are very protective of their territory and afraid of absolutely nothing.

    Read More

  3. mrscolumbo

    Apr 28, 17 11:13 PM

    i live in the greater los angeles area. i noticed a strange bird sitting on my neighbors antenna. i know almost all birds around here. this bird took

    Read More