June 12, 2016

Great Migration

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June 12, 2016
Great Migration

Species: Sandhill Cranes | Location: Rowe Santcurary, USA

Every year over 6-400,000 sandhill cranes congregate along an 80-mile stretch of the Platte River in Nebraska to feed and gain energy for the flight to their summer nesting grounds. This photo shows some of them leaving their overnight roost on the Platte River for the fields surrounding the Rowe Sanctuary near Gibbon, Nebraska. There were an estimated 24,00 birds on Rowe's 2-3 mile portion of the river this morning.

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Amateur photographer who enjoys taking photos of wildlife. I have been fortunate to have the opportunity to practice my efforts in Africa on Nat Hab trips.

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