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.