sparse, Common Cranes
appear regularly on species lists from Neolithic
Best of all though, were three common cranes
But the crowning glory is a pair of common cranes
( birds that have not been recorded breeding in the UK for 150 years.
Three common cranes
were eventually tracked down on stubble fields near Waxham, while a rough legged buzzard showed at Massingham.
p CARL SPURLING emailed after watching two common cranes
flying over his hometown of Dutton, in Cheshire.
Two Common Cranes
made a majestic sight as they swept north over the M56 motorway near Runcorn but showed no sign of stopping to wow birdwatchers.