Photo: Cranes in two stages of flight

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Cranes in two stages of flight

credit: Donald Quintana

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Two Lesser Sandhill Cranes (Grus canadensis canadensis) are seen in beautifully opposed stages of flapping. Donald Quintana took this photo at the Merced Natural Wildlife Refuge in California.

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