San Luis Valley — Sandhill Cranes

Daily Prompt Places Beach, mountain, forest, or somewhere else entirely?

Are you kidding? I LIVE in HEAVEN! Some photos from the Monte Vista Crane Festival this past weekend.

Cranes in Flight over Geese, 2

Sandhill Cranes in flight, Canada geese on the ground

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Sandhill Cranes in the San Luis Valley

Cranes in flight

Cranes in flight in front of a foothill of the San Juan Mountains

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Canada Geese heading north (slowly) in front of the San Juan Mountains

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Landing gear down

Landing gear down

Sangre de Christos with Flying Cranes. Photo by Lois Maxwell

Sangre de Christos with Flying Cranes. Photo by Lois Maxwell

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sandhill_crane

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