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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 full exif

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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