Day Five Nature Challenge
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
Posted on January 2, 2016, in Birds, Crex Meadows, Nature, photography and tagged birds, cranes, Crex Meadows, feathers, mjspringett, nature, photography, sandhill cranes. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.