17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Crane in the Snow

Japanese cranes are the largest and rarest cranes. They live in cold climates, migrating between Siberia, Manchuria and the Japanese island of Hokkaido. Here a park is dedicated to their conservation and a large group of cranes has decided to reside here all year.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 01.2018
Date Uploaded: 11.2019
Photo Location: Japan
Copyright: © Roberto Manfredi