Monday, July 14, 2014

Cranes in the Neighborhood~

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
see them.

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
up close.

Could it be the same pair?

Every time I see those delicate thin legs,
I wonder how they hold up 
that big ol' body.....

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