|View from my front deck .|
The cranes are large birds. I've mistaken then for deer at a distance. They arrive here in April, hatch their young, then feed on grain before migrating to their wintering grounds. Cranes tend to stick to their own kind while in the field, while geese and ducks will intermingle.
|A flock of cranes standing in front of my house.|
|This is a flock of ducks circling before they land. There are several hundred ducks already on the ground below them.|