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Sandhill crane twins

I stumbled on to this sandhill crane family walking down the trail at Circle B Bar Reserve in early March. The parents were teaching the babies how to look for bugs and eat them. A few people were standing by … Continue reading

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Hot walk at Circle B Bar Reserve and a missed opportunity

Sandhill cranes on the ground and in the air. A red shoulder hawk hiding in the tree. I blew this out to get the details in his feathers to show up. A young limpkin stretching. A baby limpkin getting feed. … Continue reading

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The neighborhood pond

I stopped by a neighborhood pond to see what was floating around in it. I parked my car and got out and saw two sandhill cranes in someone’s yard. Just relaxing under a tree. They stayed there while I was … Continue reading

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Late baby sandhill crane family

They were so tiny, they didn’t even come up to the parent’s knee. The parents were chasing off a nosy alligator. They put on quite a display. The alligator finally left with a “I’ll be back” grin on his face. … Continue reading

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Sandhill crane babies at Circle B Bar Reserve

I walk down March Rabbit Run trail and see two sandhill cranes feeding near the trail down in the marsh. There were already several photographers there watching the couple. At first glance you can’t see the babies since they were … Continue reading

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