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Two’s company

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Add sandhill cranes, including this trio spotted at the Perch Creek Habitat Management Area last week, to the list of once-rare birds returning with frequency to Sarnia-Lambton. The big grey bird, which can eight 14 pounds and boast a 6.5-foot wingspan, were all but wiped out by early settlers who prized them for their meat. But sandhill cranes have rebounded so well over the past 40 years The Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters is advocating for a limited hunt. Glenn Ogilvie

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