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Common Cranes (Grus grus) in Sulinkiai peatland and in adjacent agricultural areas (Lithuania).

By LotaLota
Common Cranes (Grus grus) in Sulinkiai peatland and in adjacent agricultural areas (Lithuania). These wetlands are important stop-over sites for migratory Common Cranes. The common crane (Grus grus), also known as the Eurasian crane, is a bird of the family Gruidae. Common crane winter in Africa, the Middle East, India, and southeast China. In Lithuania a rare species included in the Lithuanian Red Book. At present, the number of couples in Lithuania is over a thousand.

Tags: Sky Landscape Wildlife Neck Animal Flight Nature Flock Birds Autumn Background Travel Beautiful Forest Spring Fly Wild Sunrise Grass Outdoors Natural Outdoor Bird Grey Feather Closeup Color Bog Group Wetlands Gray Wing Crane Beak Marsh Ornithology Migration Wildlife and nature Common crane peatland Grus grus Common Cranes agricultural areas

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taggart Plus
17 47 15 United States
17 Sep 2019 12:21AM
That's a lotta big cranes filling the sky!
17 Sep 2019 12:23AM
Lovely shot

17 Sep 2019 6:17AM
Lovely capture, Jonas.

Saastad Plus
3 16 17 Norway
17 Sep 2019 8:33AM
Fine shot!

Arne Smile
leo_nid 5 12
17 Sep 2019 10:25AM
what blows me away is that they fly in dense and seemingly chaotic formations but never collide
Chinga Plus
11 102 3 United Kingdom
20 Sep 2019 6:46PM
So many !! Wonderful sight...
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