Sandhill Cranes - Hunting Information

An adult sandhill crane stands nearly 4 feet tall. Grayish plumage is accented by a featherless red head patch. Juveniles have tannish brown heads with no red. Please note the age of the crane you harvested, this data is important for crane harvest management.

Sandhill crane tags for the 2020 hunting season are sold out. Tags went on sale on August 1.

Sandhill crane hunting occurs in eastern Idaho to help reduce crop damage. Hunt areas will be described in the brochure below.

Sandhill crane courtship dance
Last Updated: August 24, 2015 
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