15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Newly Hatched Sandhill Crane Colt

This colt is only hours old,,,,I had been watching the parents warm the egg for a few weeks and was richly rewarded one morning when they paraded this colt down to the water's edge.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 05.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: Melbourne, Florida, Florida, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS 7D
Copyright: © Judith Vaughn