Caffine by JKKimball

Back in South Florida
Wellington, Palm Beach County.
East African Crowned Crane

East African Crowned Cranes are a subspecies of the Grey Crowned Crane. East African Crowned Crane pairs bond for life. Although they are not considered an endangered species, their habitat in Africa is increasingly threatened and they are fairly rare in the United States, being found in zoos and some private collections.
These remarkable birds are sometimes referred to as dancing cranes, because the courting ritual involves jumping, bowing, flapping wings, and circling each other with dancing movements. These are the only species of crane which will perch in trees. They are able to do this because they have evolved a long hind toe that enables them to grasp onto a branch.

The Grey Crowned Crane is the national bird of Uganda and a stylized image of the bird is displayed on the Ugandan flag.

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Nikkor VR 18-200 Lens.
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  • rodeorose
    rodeoroseover 4 years ago

    Superb shot John -love the title!

  • Greatly Appreciated Rosie!

    – JKKimball

  • nadine henley
    nadine henleyover 4 years ago

    great expression, john! well captured

  • Many Thanks Nadine!

    – JKKimball

  • mttmaliha
    mttmalihaover 4 years ago

    Wow, Terrific, John! Great shot

  • You are the Best Maureen, Many Thanks!

    – JKKimball

  • icesrun
    icesrunover 4 years ago

    Absolutely beautiful!! Please add the name of the bird to your info for others to know. The colors on this are wonderufl

  • Done, Thanks so much Ice!

    – JKKimball

  • Yhun Suarez
    Yhun Suarezover 4 years ago

    great capture! :)

  • Thanks so much yhun!!

    – JKKimball

  • ginabgood1
    ginabgood1over 4 years ago

  • Thanks so much gina!!

    – JKKimball

  • Valerie Rosen
    Valerie Rosenover 4 years ago

    wow! ever feel like you’re being stared at? lol! gorgeous capture! :-) val

  • So happy you like this Val!

    – JKKimball

  • kevinmawson
    kevinmawsonover 4 years ago

    Beautiful work John!


  • Many Thanks Kevin!!

    – JKKimball

  • Larry Butterworth
    Larry Butterworthover 4 years ago

    sweet success my friend, nice one

  • Many Thanks Larry!

    – JKKimball

  • Sherry1541
    Sherry1541over 4 years ago

    Funny and beautiful

  • This guy was very funny, Thanks so much Sherry!

    – JKKimball

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