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2024 Sandhill Crane 4 day Photography Tours


Location: Grand Island, Nebraska


Experience level: Any


Schedule:  March 13th - 16th  2024  Price: $1295  Maximum of 3 participants.   Full

                   March 20th - 24th  2024  Price: $1295  Maximum of 3 participants.  Because of a late cancellation

                                                                                                                                          There are 3 spots available.


Instructor : Rick Rasmussen

Rick has been capturing images of nature and wildlife for over 45 years. He is best know for his captivating images of Sandhill Cranes along the Platte River in South Central Nebraska. 


Rick has 4 blinds on private property built specifically for photographing Sandhill Cranes. Each blind holds 4 photographers comfortably with slots for your tripod so you can have your lens out the window.


What You'll Need

  • Long telephoto lens in the 400-800mm range 

  • Mid-range telephoto zoom 

  • Wide angle lens 

  • Digital camera

  • Tripod  

  • Layered clothing with wind and water protection, warm boots, gloves, and warm head-wear. no bright colors camouflage preferred but not necessary





  • This tours will provide opportunities to photograph sandhill cranes as they come back to the river to roost for the evening, and when they leave the river  in the mornings. In the mornings we will be up early and get to the blind and be settled in an hour before sunrise and will not leave until the birds have left the river. In the evenings, we will arrive at our location about two hours before sunset and will not leave until dark. 


Food and Lodging not included        


Deposits: Initial $500 deposit required.   


Cancellations and Refunds: 

90 + days before the start of the workshop: 100% of the deposit refunded.

89-46 days before the start of the workshop: 50% of the deposit is refunded.

45 or fewer days before the start of the workshop: No Refunds


 For more information or to sign up for the tours contact:                                                           


Rick Rasmussen    


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