While driving through Viera wetlands we spotted this Sandhill Crane sitting on a nest. Going past this spot about 20 times the bird was always setting on the nest, but my very last trip past the area proved different. For a change the Crane was standing and making some adjustments to the nest. If you look close you can see two eggs in the nest. The photographs do not do justice to the size of these birds their nest or the eggs, they are quite large. With the male and females looking the same and both the males and the females tending to the nest during the day it is difficult to tell if this is a male or female. At night only the female tends to the nest. The eggs generally take 28 to 32 days to hatch.