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Fighting Cranes
22-DEC-2010 Dr. Joshua Ong

Fighting Cranes

Bosque del Apache, New Mexico

We were waiting for flocks of cranes to take off when I noticed the two were "dancing" and a fight broke out. Those cranes can jump pretty high but luckily not out of the frame to my delight. This is the peak moment out of a burst of 7 shots.

Canon EOS 1D Mark IV ,Canon EF 500mm f/4L IS USM
1/2000s f/4.0 at 500.0mm iso800 hide exif
Full EXIF Info
Date/Time22-Dec-2010 08:40:28
MakeCanon
ModelCanon EOS-1D Mark IV
Flash UsedNo
Focal Length500 mm
Exposure Time1/2000 sec
Aperturef/4
ISO Equivalent800
Exposure Bias
White Balance
Metering Modematrix (5)
JPEG Quality
Exposure Programaperture priority (3)
Focus Distance45.7 m

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Barbara Read and Fred Schaad21-Mar-2011 20:54
Excellent documentary of this behavioral action. Voted
chrisse21-Mar-2011 18:12
Stunning ! V