Sandhill Crane Dawn Patrol - II

Posted by Bill Brown (California, United States) on 6 February 2013 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

Captured 12 minutes after official sunrise, however the sun is still obscured by thick overcast. Shot at ISO 3200 with the 7D which is probably the upper limit of acceptability. Focal Length 400mm(35mm equiv. = 600mm)

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omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice & so beautiful!
Lovely!

6 Feb 2013 6:55am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

I always think of my local herons when looking at these cranes - but I'd know they are unrelated the moment I saw them fly !

6 Feb 2013 7:59am

destani from mashhad, Iran

Wonderful and beautiful capture!
Excellent ! 5*****

6 Feb 2013 4:37pm

Lena from San Francisco, United States

Lovely, nice capture...:-)

6 Feb 2013 4:46pm

LauraS from Chico, United States

So nice, Bill. Love your bird shots.

6 Feb 2013 6:39pm

jean pierre from paris, France

belle prise!!! amitié

6 Feb 2013 7:03pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

A wonderfully soft capture Bill! Well done! ;-)

6 Feb 2013 7:25pm

Alun from cheshire, United Kingdom

Lovely to see so many in one spot, great

6 Feb 2013 11:22pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A beautiful image of these pretty birds.

6 Feb 2013 11:55pm

L'Angevine from Angers, France

super ces oiseaux

7 Feb 2013 9:26am

Canon EOS 7D
1/160 second
F/8.0
ISO 3200
400 mm

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cranes
woodbridge
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