19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
A Sandhill Crane

Although not native to Massachusetts there is a mating pair of Sandhill Cranes that feed regularly in a pasture in a sheep farm in Ashfield, MA. They forage right alongside the sheep. They had 2 chicks this year that grew into adults.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 05.2021
Date Uploaded: 11.2021
Photo Location: Ashfield, Massachusetts, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS REBEL T5
Copyright: © Richard Philben