sliim | Sandhill Crane

sandhill crane – sliim
[Grus canadensis (Linnaeus)] • The sandhill crane is a very tall bird, with a long neck and legs. This bird is mostly grey, the adults having a red forehead. The Hul’q’umi’num’ name for sandhill crane is the basis of the name for the month of April (li:mus), the time when these birds are most abundant locally.

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