18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Sandhill Cranes Arguing

Sandhill cranes often flock up in the winter, and any time you have large numbers of animals close together tempers can flare up and fights break out. Rarely is anyone injured.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 01.2018
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Photo Location: New Mexico, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS-1D Mark IV
Copyright: © Gordon Illg
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