Bruno D'Amicis - The crane tree


Exactly one year ago, I have been travelling and working in the remote Kafa region of Southern Ethiopia. Among the many marvels that I had discovered while exploring the area, there was a huge and spectacular tree that endangered black-crowned cranes were using as a roosting site. I tried a few times to photograph them against the colors of sunrise, but unfortunately they would all fly off before dawn. Only one morning, a few of them had remained on the tree long enough for me to accomplish my envisioned image.

Location: Kafa, Ethiopia

Tags: Africa, balearica pavonina, black crowned crane, bruno damicis, colors, dawn, endangered, ethiopia, kafa

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  1. Judy Royal Glenn said:

    24/02/2013 01:19

    Beautiful silhouette!