"White-naped Crane"

© Jeffrey R. Bange

"White-naped Crane"

Jack Gaskin 4/30/2011 8:05:51 AM

A NAT. GEO. MOMENT for sure..
Had a good time yesterday.
Maybe in the next couple of weeks we bring the LUNCH & PLENTY OF ICE WATER and camp out at the CONGO till the Sun is best for the Tigers. ( also windex & paper towels )
Was Happy w/a few of the captures yesterday....

ENJOY THE WEEKEND
Jack #1373436

Deborah C. Lewinson 5/18/2011 4:28:16 PM

Looks like a winner to me, Jeffrey!

Congrats on this splendid finalist!
Debby #9411169

Jack Gaskin 5/18/2011 4:59:45 PM

SEE IT ONLY TAKES A LITTLE SEXUAL OVERTONE TO GET PICKED !!!!

Congrats I told you a NAT GEO MOMENT !!!

Zoo MAYBE NEXT WEEK !!!!! ;0) #9411384

Graeme Chow 5/18/2011 7:41:58 PM

It was a moment of love. congratulations Jeffrey!. May I know where have you taken, which country and place. #9412188

Sabrina Ryan 5/18/2011 8:13:46 PM

Congratulations on this Beautiful Finalist, Jeffrey! Wow! #9412324

Merna L. Nobile 5/19/2011 7:08:58 PM

It is with great pleasure that I offer my congratulations on your award for the month of April. Merna


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Jeffrey R. Bange 5/19/2011 9:20:24 PM

Thank you Jack, Graeme, Sabrina and Merna for your kind comments as I truly appreciate each one of them. #9416019

Lori Carlson 6/18/2011 9:57:10 PM

This is a real special shot, Jeffrey! Congrats to you! =) #9467280

Lisa J. Boulden 10/31/2011 4:24:57 AM

Outstanding photo, Jeffrey!
The pose captured is wonderful, and the presence of eggs is the icing on the cake!
Congratulations on your finalist!
~♥~Lisa #9773769

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Description

Proud parents to be displaying their courting ritual.

This now rare species has long influenced the cultures of eastern Asia. Renowned for its grace and beauty, it is also a symbol of longevity because of its long lifespan.

Like most cranes, the white-nape's survival is threatened by loss of habitat. Only around 6,500 remain in the wild.

Shutter Speed: 1/1000
Aperture: f/6.3
Focal Length: 145mm
ISO Speed: 650

Exif: F Number: 6.3, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/1000 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 640, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 145.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 7D

Uploaded on 4/28/2011 8:21:50 PM

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