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„Whooping Cranes in Flight“

from the gallery of Louise Heusinkveld

Whooping Cranes, Grus americana, in flight at Aransas National Wildlife Refuge, Gulf Coast, Texas. Tallest North American bird. Endangered. Birds winter at Aransas NWR then migrate to Wood Buffalo National Park in Canada for summer. In January 2012 there were 283 birds at Aransas. This is a mated pair, the male on the right of the image.

Picture ID: 8ee7e40

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