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Sandhill Cranes

Postby Spider » Jan 31, 2009 11:03 pm

More from the same photo shoot as my avatar. I just dug them up and uploaded them. :) I'll change to thumbnails if they are too big. The birds are wet from rain.

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Re: Sandhill Cranes

Postby nanny_56 » Feb 01, 2009 1:32 pm

I would love to see these for real... so cool looking!
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Re: Sandhill Cranes

Postby Spider » Feb 01, 2009 2:58 pm

I wasn't very far away from them, maybe 10-15'? A sedan and a half, lol.
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Re: Sandhill Cranes

Postby fullofit » Feb 02, 2009 8:43 pm

I love the details of the feathers. We have a pair of sandhill cranes where I live, but they come up from the swamp to play beside the lake, and it is too far away for good pics. They are usually there early in the a.m. when it is foggy. I did see them one spring while the ice was still solid on the lake. They were playing with a leaf. Tossing it into the air and chasing it. I figured it was a mating ritual. CHAR
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