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Photo Info

Dimensions3500 x 2710
Original file size1.2 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spaceAdobe RGB (1998)
Date taken28-Dec-08 10:05
Date modified1-Jan-09 16:18
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeCanon
Camera modelCanon EOS-1D Mark III
Focal length140 mm
Max lens aperturef/6.4
Exposure1/640 at f/14
FlashNot fired
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Normal
ISO speedISO 400
Metering modePattern
The Rare Pair

The Rare Pair

The Whooping Crane pair came to The Prairie around the end of November of 2008. She first appeared last spring and remained until June.

Her return with an eight year old male raised expectations of youngsters on the trail.

The Whooping Crane is one of the most endangered birds in North America. They have returned from only 25 individuals to more than 530 Cranes between the wild and those in captivity.

January 30th, 2009 marked the confirmation of at least one juvenile Whooper on the LaChua Trail