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Sandhill Cranes roost at Barren River Lake mudflats CONTINUED FROM PAGE 13 adding they will clean the fields closest to the lake first before moving to fields a little further away. The Greater Sandhill Cranes stop at other locations in Kentucky before moving on to Barren River Lake. “We will get birds that will go to Cecilia for a couple of weeks. They will come to Barren for a couple of weeks and then fly down to Hiwassee (Tennessee) for awhile,” he said. The birds have been spotted on Jim Mid- U U U U Often they can be spotted foraging for grain in fields near the lake. How far they fly to feed on grain varies. “They can go a few hundred yards or they can go miles and miles, depending on where they want to go,” Tamminga said, Cave City Convention Center 502 Mammoth Cave Street • Cave City, KY 42127 270-733-3131 • Fax: 270-773-8834 SERVICES • 24,000 square feet of meeting space • Free parking • Flexible facilities accommodate groups up to 500 • 6 individual meeting rooms for groups from 25 – 300 • Auditorium seating up to 600 • Banquet seating from 25-450 • Alcohol service • State-of-the-art audio-visual capabilities • Meeting space internet bandwidth allows to 200 technical devices • Professional Events Staff • 4000 square feet outdoor pavilion with electric service and restroom facilities. 14 Glasgow-Barren County, Kentucky: Illuminated Cave City Convention Center offers a full range of services to fit your specific needs. Whether you need a place for banquets, conferences, meetings, reunions, concerts, receptions, trade shows or more, our experienced professional staff is available to make your event planning effortless.