Waves of light geese headed our way after the blast off from the south end of the refuge.
Sandhill crane heads towards the sunrise.
Cranes and light geese in twilight.
Light geese taking off.
Sunrise just minutes away.
The last of twilight.
Crane and first sun on the western hills.
Sunrise with sandhill cranes. Bosque del Apache, NM
Flexing wings, thinking of taking off.
Gear up and headed north.
Low overhead pass.
Red tailed hawk.
Cooper's Hawk (male juvenile?).
Stump near the Flight Deck.
Late morning gathering of light geese.
Circling to land.
Partial blast off as some of the group moves to the other end of the pond. Bosque del Apache, NM
Partial blast off.
Wider view of the partial blast off.
Flying by - midday. Bosque del Apache, New Mexico
Sandhill cranes return for the evening.
Evening foraging at the overnight pond.
Sandhill cranes on approach to their overnight pond.
Sandhill cranes in evening light.
Sandhill cranes - under the flyway.
Catching the sunset.
Cranes in silhouette.
Cranes over the hills on approach.
Cranes at sunset.
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