Another Thrill

whooper bestFriends, Jim and i went crane hunting again today to see if we could find the Whooping Crane among the hundreds of Sandhill Cranes, I showed an image yesterday of the large flock with a distant white bird.  Today we surveyed the fields and found her again, among the Sandhills.  She walked up and down and finally took off, she flew into the sun, but i stayed focused as the small group circled, turned , came right at us and passed directly overhead.  I guess my practice at Hawk Ridge and the flying cranes at Crex, paid off, as i was able to capture her in flight.  I know, i know, you want the wings fully extended either up or down, sorry you get what you get, it was a beautiful day to share with my honey. til Tomorrow MJ


About mjspringett

Nature Photographer, searching for questions and answers

Posted on November 15, 2013, in Birds, Crex Meadows, Nature, photography and tagged , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. Poetry in motion, and a moment in history captured forever. .

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