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Wednesday, December 14, 2016

BLUE CRANE, WHEAT FIELDS, CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA

   The Blue Crane is the national bird of South Africa.  We can ID this  crane as a Blue Crane by its large size, long legs,  blue-grey color, paler head and long trailing "tail" (formed by elongated inner secondaries and tertials).
   The Blue Crane is a new species to our Photographic Life List, which now stands at 507.