This is the time of year when the Sandhill Cranes head back north. Usually you hear them first, then have to search the skies for the typical “V” shaped formations. While the normal flying altitude is around 5,000 feet, they have been known to fly as high as 12,000 feet.
Click below for the sounds of one Sandhill Crane. Imagine how loud it is with all of the cranes squawking as they fly.