Tuesday, August 18, 2009


This one is much too exotic to live in my neighborhood...unless it's in the zoo, of course!


Blogger Devika said...

I am looking at the 'S' shape of its neck....so flexible! :)

Fine shot, firebird
crane -- seen them fishing?? haha! let me leave there :)


Tuesday, August 18, 2009 at 10:57:00 PM EDT  
Blogger firebird said...

Devika--yes, I can imagine them fishing, since we have smaller shore birds (egrets and herons)near my house that catch fish standing on their long legs in the water...

Wednesday, August 19, 2009 at 1:15:00 AM EDT  
Blogger Devika said...



Wednesday, August 19, 2009 at 1:31:00 AM EDT  
Blogger Lorraine said...

What a beauty, so elegant :)

Wednesday, August 19, 2009 at 11:29:00 AM EDT  
Blogger firebird said...

Lorraine--yes they are--and sometimes can be fierce? I'm not sure about this one, no opportunity to get close...

Wednesday, August 19, 2009 at 12:53:00 PM EDT  
Blogger Janice Thomson said...

What a gorgeous crane...there's something somewhat mystical about herons, cranes and egrets isn't there...

Wednesday, August 19, 2009 at 1:00:00 PM EDT  
Blogger firebird said...

Janice--yes I agree--it always takes me to another state of mind when I see them!

Friday, August 21, 2009 at 9:23:00 PM EDT  

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