Crane Overhead

flying crane2Friends, this Greater Sandhill Crane is taking flight at sunrise.  In Crex Meadows, the cranes come into Main Dike at sunset and roost for the night.  People also come by the dozens to watch the nightly display.  In the morning, the cranes are noisy on the roost and all talking at once just before they take off and go back to the fields to spend their day.  They usually fly in large flocks or smaller family groups and this single crane was actually part of a larger group.  As they passed overhead, I was able to isolate a single crane in flight.  til Tomorrow MJ

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Nature Photographer, searching for questions and answers

Posted on September 30, 2013, in Birds, Crex Meadows, Nature, photography and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. A brilliant moment caught for posterity, like a fly in amber.

  2. Great capture MJ

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