For the purposes of our bird news services, this species is classed as Mega: species that have not yet occurred in the British Isles or are exceedingly rare, or are otherwise highly desirable.
Most recent UK and Irish reports of Sandhill Crane
West Pal News: Germany, Sandhill Crane at Ahrenshagen-Daskow, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern today for 2nd day
West Pal News: Sandhill Crane in Denmark flew over Mon; 1st record for Denmark if accepted
West Pal News: In Finland a Sandhill Crane this morning at Välimaanperä; 2nd record for Finland if accepted
West Pal News: The Sandhill Crane in Spain in southwest Aragon at Gallocanta Lagoon with Common Cranes was still present yesterday but not seen today. A 'major departure' of Common Cranes took place today