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Mar 14, 2017 19:58 |  #1

too close for comfort

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Wallace ­ River
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Mar 14, 2017 20:06 |  #2

Nest pics. They look noisy.


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Mar 14, 2017 20:15 |  #3

Wallace River wrote in post #18301191 (external link)
Nest pics. They look noisy.

. Haha- that is an understatement


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Will ­ in ­ Tejas
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Mar 15, 2017 04:41 |  #4

I love 'em Bob. They are close.


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Mar 15, 2017 08:42 |  #5

Will in Tejas wrote in post #18301410 (external link)
I love 'em Bob. They are close.

. Thanks Will, I saw one with a colt but couldn't get close enough for a shot. Will try again in a few days


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Iwhiskey
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Mar 16, 2017 17:47 |  #6

Great shots. Where were did you go for the shots.




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Mar 16, 2017 19:54 |  #7

Iwhiskey wrote in post #18302777 (external link)
Great shots. Where were did you go for the shots.

thanks Whiskey- these are from the west regional wastewater treatment area west of Vero. I got real close to this adult and colt but didn't get it quite right

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Iwhiskey
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Mar 16, 2017 20:13 |  #8

Thanks,

I was going to go down to their gathering in Monte Vista Crane Fest in Colorado this year but I wasn't able to go.
At least I have your pic's :}

Such it life




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Mar 16, 2017 22:06 |  #9

Iwhiskey wrote in post #18302884 (external link)
Thanks,

I was going to go down to their gathering in Monte Vista Crane Fest in Colorado this year but I wasn't able to go.
At least I have your pic's :}

Such it life

. Sorry you missed it.
It would be awesome to see hundreds of them at once


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Mar 17, 2017 10:47 |  #10

More like thousands, they have between 20,000 to 30,000 at peak migration.

The other spot is Pasque del apache in New Mexico. They winter there and
the best time of the year is December.




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dm1215al
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Mar 17, 2017 16:55 |  #11

Nice photo's, I'm still trying to get some good shoots of them.




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Mar 17, 2017 19:38 |  #12

it's definitely SHC time...nice shots




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Mar 18, 2017 07:30 |  #13

dm1215al wrote in post #18303650 (external link)
Nice photo's, I'm still trying to get some good shoots of them.


EricD61 wrote in post #18303759 (external link)
it's definitely SHC time...nice shots


thanks for looking- I hope I can get some better shots of the colts


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