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Never Fear For Mother's Near

©Delores J. Knowles 2008 -- A mating pair of Sandhill Cranes (Grus Canadensis) has made our pond out back their home for the past three years. Although they allow me to photograph their offspring, they are always within reach. This chick is three weeks old. He had just taken a drink of water and had his head tilted back to swallow. They will stay as a family unit until the yougster is about nine months old. At about that point, he begins to fly off exploring on his own for longer and longer periods of time. Photographed in Lake County, Florida.

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Fátima Stamato 19 Jan 2010

Marvellous photo.I have been giving a look at your work and I was really impressed.Beautiful really!

AVE HURLEY 07 Mar 2008

Adorable ~! & Great clarity in this shot~

Artist Reply: Thanks so much for the kind comment on my Sandhill Crane Chick image.

Olga Osi 06 Mar 2008

One of a kind! Amazing expressions caught... Bravo!!!

Artist Reply: Thanks for the kind comment on my Sandhill Crane Chick image.

Dixie Fowler 06 Mar 2008

Beautiful, he looks so sweet!

Artist Reply: Thanks for the kind comment on my Sandhill Crane Chick image.

Vivian Gutierrez 06 Mar 2008

awesome work!!! beautiful colors

Artist Reply: Thanks for the kind comment on my Sandhill Crane Chick image.