Dieter Damschen - Cranes


Unfortunately I did not make a single picture during the last two month, so I have to show an old one. In early March this year about 300 cranes had their roost just a few hundred meters from my home. About two weeks they stayed on a flooded meadow at night. This picture shows three of them sleeping at dawn. At this night the temperatures went to -13 degrees Celsius. So I was glad about my warm sleeping back, instead of standing the whole night in the water/ice like the cranes had to.

Location: Germany, River Elbe

Tags: cold, cranes, dawn, dieter damschen, grus grus, night

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  1. Bruno said:

    19/07/2011 20:32

    Great monochromatic shot, Dieter. The colors and mood remind me of Tim Burton's atmosphere... When THE book about cranes???;-)))