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First Of The Flock

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Sunday November 24, 2013

Gainesville, FL (Current Weather Conditions)

Caption: arrived today. The Sandhill Cranes have returned to Gainesville! Yay!! On a particularly cold and blustery day, at the IFAS cow pastures at the University of Florida.

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7. trailhiker44
4:35 PM GMT on November 30, 2013
Great capture of this lovely pair !
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6. WeatherWise
4:20 AM GMT on November 30, 2013
Great exciting capture! I saw a pair
in Orlando - I couldn't believe my eyes!
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5. llpj04
4:05 AM GMT on November 30, 2013
I'd like to see those around here. I thought I'd also see spoonbills but only one time.
They are trying to help the whooping crane get established again here in Louisiana but it is not going as good as they thought it would.
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4. gatorgal
6:41 PM GMT on November 25, 2013
Thank you Peggy.
Actually, there are a bunch that stay year round in South Florida.
Maybe not right where you are though.
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3. pegpics
1:37 PM GMT on November 25, 2013
Wonder if they come this far south, I have never seen one around Naples, FL!
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2. gatorgal
2:50 AM GMT on November 25, 2013
Thank you Maxine.
I was so thrilled to hear their honking calls in the distance. I just had to take a ride out to the cow fields. brrrr
I hope the rest make it here without any incidence.
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1. Nikongranny
2:43 AM GMT on November 25, 2013
What a wonderful capture. 10 from SW Iowa
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gatorgal

My passion is photography. I love the natural areas, parks and preserves that are still a part of Florida. A resident of Gainesville since 1982, University of Florida employee, and enthusiastic photographer of nature and wildlife. I enjoy viewing and visiting places through your images and series. Photography is such a wonderful way to express yourself artistically and share the world around you. All comments and opinions are welcome. Marijka Willis gatorgalpics on Flickr

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