Day Five Nature Challenge

cranes head crop adult and juvenile

Dear Friends, I initially thought that this image would show a comparison between the adult crane and a first-year juvenile, but it also illustrates the ruffed feathers versus the smooth appearance.  The ruffed look is usually seen after preening during the fall molt of feathers.  til Tomorrow MJ

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Nature Photographer, searching for questions and answers

Posted on January 2, 2016, in Birds, Crex Meadows, Nature, photography and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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