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Sandhill Crane Early Flight
Photo By Neal Parisi

  • Title: Sandhill Crane Early Flight
  • State/Province/Region: New Mexico
  • Country: United States
  • Nearest Area: Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge
  • Nearest Town: Socorro, New Mexico
  • Brief Directions: Bosque del Apache NWR. Eighteen miles from Socorro, New Mexico.
  • Notes: Great place to see migratory birds, sandhill cranes and snow geese by the thousands.
  • Best Season: Winter
  • Description: Early morning back lighting with water vapor rising from a shallow lake bed magically worked to produce this image. The cranes would literally "pop" out of the frozen water then fly to their feeding grounds.
  • Gear: Canon 50D, Canon 500mm f/4L lens
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