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Sandhill cranes in southern Arizona; if you build it, they will come

Looking toward the horizon at Whitewater Draw Wildlife Area on a winter morning, we begin to make out the dark shapes flying toward us in many small and large V formations. 180 more words


Whooping cranes

On my third trip to Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge, I finally was able to see a rare Whooping Crane.  We actually got to see three. One was at the observation building at the refuge (Alabama Birding site #16) and put on a show splashing around and and flying from one side of the slough to the other. 101 more words


The mist

My friend told me that on the prairie today were hundreds and hundreds of cranes. I am so happy that she messaged me. I was able to see this mist and the cold and all of the cranes. 56 more words

Occasional images December 30, 2017

About this time each year I don’t necessarily make resolutions, but I do think about some possible goals and maybe a bucket list for the new year.   500 more words

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Sandhill Cranes at Sunset

Platte River, Nebraska.   2012

They spend the night in shallow spots in the river to avoid predators.    They fly in at sunset by the thousands.  It is a sight to see. 12 more words

Interesting Places

On a Real Wild Goose Chase

November 19-20, 2017
San Luis and Merced National Wildlife Refuges, Near Los Banos, CA

Please do not reproduce any photographs without permission. Prints are available for purchase for some photographs. 135 more words

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