Common Cranes migrate in Hortobagy area

Local News

The protected birds of Northern Europe flying towards North Africa
and stop to eat and rest in our country during October.

Janos Deri a veterinarian of the Hortobagy Bird Hospital said to the Independent news agency that the common cranes flying in order in a V shape early morning and at sunset. Loads of local residents, nature lovers (many of them from abroad) watching this miracle of nature every year. The cranes flying towards warmer places from their cold and snowy breeding area. Only once in a year arise the occcasion when nature lovers are able to see the migration of thousands of these birds in the sky.
They stop for a couple of days in Hungary to rest and get energy picking up corn from our harvested cornfields. They spending the nights inside the swampy areas of Hortobagy.

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