I am going to dance for you now…

This is linked to the “Crane Dance” photograph.

While this is in fact a painted stork (I believe!) and not a crane, it certainly looked like it was about to join its crane friends who were in the same enclosure and start dancing!

Jurong BirdPark, Singapore. November 2009.

Canon 400d 75-300mm lens.

I use no post processing of any kind unless stated.


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  • MarianaEwa
    MarianaEwaover 4 years ago

    Perfect title …LOL Wonderful capture.

  • hehe, thanks. he did start dancing straight afterwards :-)

    – ellismorleyphto

  • Junior Mclean
    Junior Mcleanover 4 years ago


  • Thanks! I could have watched them for a lot longer, this is probably my favourite exhibition now that they have rearranged the flightless birds and removed the meerkats :-P

    – ellismorleyphto

  • Vitta
    Vittaover 3 years ago

    Lovely work!!!

  • Thank you, this is one of my favourites! :-D

    – ellismorleyphto

  • Betty Mackey
    Betty Mackeyover 3 years ago

    Wonderful, what a great expression!

  • Thank you, Betty!! :-D I could have watched these for hours… as it was I headed for them 1st… (lucky really as there was a monsoon before the day was up!)

    – ellismorleyphto

  • Kerry  Hill
    Kerry Hillover 3 years ago

    Great capture, love that pose!

  • Thank you Kerry :-D

    – ellismorleyphto

  • D. D.AMO
    D. D.AMOover 3 years ago

    Such a great expression!

  • Thank you :-D Next time I am in SG I shall definitely return and see the storks and shoebill :-D

    – ellismorleyphto

  • Brenda Dahl
    Brenda Dahlover 2 years ago

    Hahahhaaha, I just love the look you are getting, almost as if to say, “ok I will pose for you but you had better hurry about it.”

  • We had quite the conversation :-)

    – ellismorleyphto

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