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Red-crowned cranes which bark toward sky

Red-crowned cranes which bark toward sky
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Copyright: mikio kato (lazyman) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 141 W: 13 N: 192] (1023)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2010-07-14
Categories: Birds
Camera: Pentax K10D, Sigma 70-300 F4-5.6 DG Macro, Kenko Skylight (1B)
Exposure: f/8, 1/500 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
Date Submitted: 2013-10-05 12:04
Viewed: 2538
Points: 12
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
This photograph is taken in Kushiro in Hokkaido in summer of three years ago. Two Red-crowned cranes were barking toward sky, seeing one Japanese crane flying in the sky. It is 125 - 152 cm in full length. Wings gambling is 240 cm and the weight is 6.3 - 9 kg. The robe of feathers of the whole body is white. The robe of feathers applied to a throat from the eye point and a cervix is black. There are no feathers in the top of the head, and the red skin is naked. Robes of feathers of its baby, such as a head to a back neck, are cinnamon colors. It inhabites at the marshland, the lake, the river. Feeding habits are omnivorous, and eat an insect, the crustacea, shellfish, fishes, a frog, a vegetable stalk, a seed, etc. It produces two eggs one time from March to May in Japan. It incubates by sex shift and is 31 - 36 days during the incubation. It can fly now in about 100 days after a chicken hatches. In japan, it is specified as the domestic rare wildness animals-and-plants kind with the Conservation Act enforcement of a seed in 1993. It is distributed over Japan, southeastern Russia, the People's Republic of China, the northern Republic of Korea, and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.

1. The baby of Red-crowned crane: workshops
2. The child of Red-crowned crane: workshops
3. Scientific classification:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Gruiformes
Family: Gruidae
Genus: Grus
Species: G. japonensis

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2013-10-05 12:26]

Hello Mikio,
Very nice photo of these cranes, despite the dark light conditions. Good sharpness and pleasing poses.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2013-10-05 12:31]

Hi Mikio,a magnificent capture of this couple in a very elegant pose,absolutely perfect the exposure to take the best plumage details,nice colors too.Have a nice Sunday and thanks,Luciano

Ciao Mikio, great capture of lovely couple in nice pose, wonderful natural colors, fine details and splendid sharpness, very well done, my friend, have a good week end, ciao Silvio

Hello Mr.Mikio,
Beautiful picture if this couple,Grren BG is always attract me.Although light was not in your favour,but it's not obstacle to cherish the beauty.
Thanks for sharing,
Regards and have a nice day,

hallo Mikio
super good composition with good details and lovely naturel colours
thanks greeting lou

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  • foozi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2791 W: 0 N: 6696] (25839)
  • [2013-10-07 3:52]

Hello Mikio
a very interesting capture showing the nature and its habits. Very lovely birds shown here with details and sharpness. The colour is very well seen in the contrast of green background.
Exciting and attractive view.


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