19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Love in the Mara

A pair of african crowned cranes courting in the wild Masai Mara, Kenya. They looked like a couple taking a romantic walk by the river, whispering sweet niceties to each other. It's a pity that these birds are endangered, though.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2020
Date Uploaded: 11.2021
Photo Location: Kenya
Camera: Canon EOS 450D
Copyright: © Nirav Shah