Often we hear the unique sounds of the cranes
as they feed and nest
on the tundra across the river.
But they are a shy bird, and we rarely
After work last week,
we heard their chatter and I spotted them up the rise
as they calmly fed in the brush.
I like the way the hills to the east have such color
variations this year.
A few days later I stopped
at the Banner Creek Bridge and watched these cranes
Could it be the same pair?
Every time I see those delicate thin legs,
I wonder how they hold up
that big ol' body.....