December 4, 2015

Sandhill Crane at Sunset

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December 4, 2015
Sandhill Crane at Sunset

Species: Sandhill Crane | Location: Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge, New Mexico, United States

Taken at sunset, a sandhill crane stands in the last pool of color reflecting from the sky. The sandhill cranes return to Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge in New Mexico every winter, drawing photographers and birders from around the world.

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About The Photographer

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Mindy Musick King is a retired teacher living in Colorado. She enjoys traveling with her husband Tim and photographing nature and wildlife across the United States.

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