Florida Sandhill Cranes found nesting along busy road
Florida Sandhill Cranes are a subspecies of Sandhill Cranes that live in other parts of the country including southern Florida. The Florida Sandhill Crane lives primarily in Northern Florida and Southern Georgia. Map showing the location of the wetland where the Florida Sandhill Cranes are nesting. (Duval Audubon Society)Recently, two families of Florida Sandhill Cranes were found nesting off of New World Avenue, a four lane highway that connects to FL-23, over by Cecil Commerce Center North. Florida Sandhill Cranes (listed as Threatened by FWC) are nesting along New World Ave in west Jax, but this spring some have been killed while crossing this busy road to find food.