NPR logo

Festival Of Cranes Takes Flight

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/97365636/97365608" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Festival Of Cranes Takes Flight

Environment

Festival Of Cranes Takes Flight

Festival Of Cranes Takes Flight

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/97365636/97365608" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Every fall, thousands of cranes and geese migrate to the Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge in central New Mexico. And before dawn during the five-day Festival of the Cranes, bird enthusiasts gather to watch as thousands of birds fly into the sunrise.

Elaine Baumgartel reports for member station KUNM.

We no longer support commenting on NPR.org stories, but you can find us every day on Facebook, Twitter, email, and many other platforms. Learn more or contact us.