Return of the Sandhill Cranes

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© Donald Garrett
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UploadedJanuary 10, 2013
TakenJanuary 5, 2013
MakeNikon Corporation
ModelNIKON D60
Exposure1/500 sec at f/5.6
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length300 mm
ISO320
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Every Winter, a massive flock of Sandhill Cranes migrate through this area and stop off to rest for a few days on their way from Florida to Michigan. The viewing platforms will not allow the viewer to get very good photos unless you have at least a 400mm lens. This one was taken with a 300mm on a very cloudy day.
Hiwassee Wildlife Refuge - Birchwood, TN

11 responses

  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins   gave props (10 Jan 2013):

    Ah yes, it is that time of year. I have seen these guys many times and i never get tired of them.There are quite a few of these cranes about 5 minutes from us at a friends farm. Nice shot Don!

  • Hilda Cox

    Hilda Cox gave props (10 Jan 2013):

    thats a huge return - super capture

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece   gave props (10 Jan 2013):

    Love the Sandhill Cranes, we get them here on their migrations either coming or going, maybe both. You got an excellent photo with the 300mm lens!

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (10 Jan 2013):

    a fantastic sight to see.

  • Valentin

    Valentin gave props (11 Jan 2013):

    wonderful shot! great composition!

  • Geoff Plant

    Geoff Plant   gave props (11 Jan 2013):

    GREAT CAPTURE DON

  • Lynn E. Harvey

    Lynn E. Harvey   gave props (11 Jan 2013):

    Awesome capture on this Donald.

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (12 Jan 2013):

    It really shows the massive flocks with your 300mm lens...and sometimes it is nice to also see the scenery around them when there are so many, that would get cut off with a bigger zoom...Nicely done.

  • JanElle

    JanElle   gave props (12 Jan 2013):

    What a wonderful sight to see.. a most beautiful capture!

  • Shirley Valencia

    Shirley Valencia gave props (13 Jan 2013):

    Great capture! Love the great tones .

  • Pat0

    Pat0 gave props (17 Jan 2013):

    Beautiful birds. I haven't seen them on the lake Chatuge. Sure would like to though.

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