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Sunday, January 12, 2020

Whooping Crane...from 2016


I am so hoping to get to go back down to Goose Pond this spring...maybe we will see them again. 

18 comments:

Susan Zarzycki said...

Looks like a painting, like 👍 it!

Ginny Hartzler said...

A rare find! Looks like it's legs are banded.

CheerfulMonk said...

I hope you do get down there again, and that you have more opportunities to take more pictures. Fingers crossed.

John "By Stargoose And Hanglands" said...

We have just a few Common Cranes living wild in England, I see them very occasionally. Dig the colour-coordinated leg rings!

Yamini MacLean said...

Hari OM
Whoop! Whoop! YAM xx

Ann said...

How exciting to spot one. I've only ever seen them in pictures.

eileeninmd said...

Hello,

Great sighting of the Whooping Crane! Enjoy your day, wishing you a happy new week!

Sandra said...

he looks a lot like our sandhill cranes, a tad different though.. hope you have a good day today

Nancy Chan said...

A beautiful bird which we don't get to see here.

don said...

This one is long-necked beauty. I hope you get to see them again.

Steven said...

A great find in this crane with its pristine plumage!! He stands out nicely against the grasses.

Ruthie said...

I have a personal fascination with large birds. I would love to encounter one of these. Beautiful!

happyone said...

NICE to the the crane. The red on it sure pops out.

Kodak said...

It looks as if he is banded. Perhaps someone is doing a study of it's migration or life span. Nice shot.

harry said...

nice wildlife shot. i don't believe i've seen a bird with these distictive markings before

Ruth Hiebert said...

That is such a special bird to see and get pictures of.

Steve in Japan said...

They are beautiful birds.

LC said...

Majestic!Great capture of this endangered species. We have sandhill cranes several miles from us. They and the Whooping crane are the only two crane species native to America,I think.

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