Indiana Department of Natural Resources

Massive sandhill cranes migration stop in northwestern Indiana

(Photo courtesy of International Crane Foundation)MEDARYVILLE, Ind. — Thousands of sandhill cranes have been roosting in rural northwestern Indiana as part of their annual fall migration. More than 10,000 cranes a day have been counted at Jasper-Pulaski Fish & Wildlife Area. The marsh-filled wildlife area, about 40 miles southeast of Gary, has long been a pit stop for cranes as they migrate…