sandhill cranes walking

Sandhill Crane

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On Saturday we rented a zoom-telephoto and drove down to Yellowstone Park hoping to see some newborn Bison calves. We wound up seeing more types of wildlife than I’ve ever seen before and shooting about 1000 images in 5 hours. This is part 1/7 of a short series of park photos. We saw these sandhill cranes on the road to Mammoth on our way out of the park.

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  • wow this is lovely to come here and see this. my first thought was that’s close. if they are like herons they’re shy. i love that they are walking to the cover of the tree.

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  • Camera: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XTi
  • ISO: 400
  • Shutter speed: 1/1000 sec
  • Focal length: 400mm
  • Aperture: f/4.0


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