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A Sandhill Crane Storybook of Valrico Florida 2006

This the Love story of Frazier Crane and Sandi Hill known as the Sandhill Cranes of Lake Michaela,Valrico,Florida



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Sandhill Crane Nest Location          BELOW RED SQUARE
Sandhill Crane Nest Location BELOW RED SQUARE
Nest Building
Nest Building
Do you mind?  Matter of fact I did lay a couple of eggs.
Do you mind? Matter of fact I did lay a couple of eggs.
No! Im not ready to show you, nosey
No! Im not ready to show you, nosey
You better not mess with Mama!
You better not mess with Mama!
My Precious!
My Precious!
Everything's got to be just right
Everything's got to be just right
Time for a break
Time for a break
Strutting
Strutting
Time for a power nap!
Time for a power nap!
Dad getting purty!  or is it Mom?
Dad getting purty! or is it Mom?
Must be Mom, she is taking too long!
Must be Mom, she is taking too long!
HEY! Paparazzi!
HEY! Paparazzi!
Surviving the rising water
Surviving the rising water
Contentment
Contentment
Just 9 more days! ..... yay!
Just 9 more days! ..... yay!
What should we name him?
What should we name him?
Awwww......... our first family portrait!
Awwww......... our first family portrait!
Mom, egg needs to be fixed !
Mom, egg needs to be fixed !
See if you like this!
See if you like this!
Warm and Fuzzy all over
Warm and Fuzzy all over
A stay in your pajamas type morning!
A stay in your pajamas type morning!
So you can't wait till your sister comes out of her shell!
So you can't wait till your sister comes out of her shell!
Mom!        I want some attention too!
Mom! I want some attention too!
Yes?
Yes?
Hi sweetie!
Hi sweetie!
Taste this !
Taste this !
One more to go!
One more to go!
We have moved to higher grounds!
We have moved to higher grounds!
Oh no! The paparazzi has found us!
Oh no! The paparazzi has found us!
Dad is showing us all the fancy  restaurants!
Dad is showing us all the fancy restaurants!
Yum!     I found a dragonfly
Yum! I found a dragonfly
I see something!
I see something!
We better stay close
We better stay close
Glad I wore my  galoshes
Glad I wore my galoshes
So why did the chicks cross the road?
So why did the chicks cross the road?
Peekaboo!
Peekaboo!
It itches right here Mom!
It itches right here Mom!
Now Its my turn
Now Its my turn
Up up and away!
Up up and away!
Wow look what Dad found!
Wow look what Dad found!
Yum!   Snake!
Yum! Snake!
I want it !  No It's mine!
I want it ! No It's mine!
I won!
I won!
Going back home for a visit
Going back home for a visit
Oh my, how we have grown!
Oh my, how we have grown!
I see the lake mom!
I see the lake mom!
Just not the same without Sissy!
Just not the same without Sissy!
Wow!  What was that?
Wow! What was that?
I think you better get out of there!
I think you better get out of there!
Hurry Hurry !
Hurry Hurry !
Whats a little Birdie to do in such a big and dangerous world?
Whats a little Birdie to do in such a big and dangerous world?
Dad is always vigilant
Dad is always vigilant
Mom sure can find the grub!
Mom sure can find the grub!
Doesn't that guy ever get tired of taking my picture?
Doesn't that guy ever get tired of taking my picture?
Another beautiful evening at home!
Another beautiful evening at home!
This is getting plain outright  annoying!
This is getting plain outright annoying!
Need a drink   Mom!
Need a drink Mom!
Soon I will be getting my Learners permit!
Soon I will be getting my Learners permit!
Can't wait to get home !
Can't wait to get home !
Good Morning, off to work!
Good Morning, off to work!
What's the hurry?
What's the hurry?
What do I want for  breakfast ?
What do I want for breakfast ?
Paparazzi up early !
Paparazzi up early !
Happy Birthday!              2 months old
Happy Birthday! 2 months old
Where is my cake?
Where is my cake?
Here I am 8 days later!
Here I am 8 days later!
Do you have to get that close?
Do you have to get that close?
Aww.......better than Evian !
Aww.......better than Evian !
Do I need deodorant?
Do I need deodorant?
Going to Denney's for Breakfast !
Going to Denney's for Breakfast !
We have coupons!
We have coupons!
Am I bigger than Mom now?
Am I bigger than Mom now?
Big Stretch!
Big Stretch!
Yeah, My feathers are changing
Yeah, My feathers are changing
I wish my red feathers would come in!
I wish my red feathers would come in!
Got an itch..right there!
Got an itch..right there!
3 Months old today, did ya  bring me a present?
3 Months old today, did ya bring me a present?
It was this big!   Ya should have seen it
It was this big! Ya should have seen it
Just relaxing!
Just relaxing!
Gee Mom, didn't they tell you not to drink the water?
Gee Mom, didn't they tell you not to drink the water?
Loooooks like lunch to me!        Don't move dragonfly!
Loooooks like lunch to me! Don't move dragonfly!
Only Peach fuzz still?
Only Peach fuzz still?
4 Months old...A hint of Red ?
4 Months old...A hint of Red ?
Moved into a Golf Country Club ----- Living the American Dream
Moved into a Golf Country Club ----- Living the American Dream