2010-01-2 Akan Intl Crane Ctr, Hokkaido

  • White-tail Eagle
    White-tail Eagle
    Haliaeetus albicilla - grabbing fish intended for the red-crowned cranes
    Akan International Crane Center, Hokkaido, Japan - February 2, 2010
    2010-02-02#1175
    Larry Jackson
  • Black-eared Kite
    Black-eared Kite
    Milvus lineatus - smaller and faster than the white-tail eagles, but easily pursued when they carried a fish
    Akan International Crane Center, Hokkaido, Japan - February 2, 2010
    2010-02-02#1202
    Larry Jackson
  • Red-crowned Cranes
    Red-crowned Cranes
    Grus japonensis - vocal
    Akan International Crane Center, Hokkaido, Japan - February 2, 2010
    2010-02-02#3159
    Larry Jackson
  • Red-crowned Cranes
    Red-crowned Cranes
    Grus japonensis - dancing
    Akan International Crane Center, Hokkaido, Japan - February 2, 2010
    2010-02-02#3261
    Larry Jackson
  • White-tailed Eagle
    White-tailed Eagle
    Haliaeetus albicilla - waiting for an opportunity to grab a fish
    Akan International Crane Center, Hokkaido, Japan - February 2, 2010
    2010-02-02#3329
    Larry Jackson
  • Sunrise, Setsurui River
    Sunrise, Setsurui River
    Grus japonesis - overnight sleeping location for many of the red-crowned cranes
    Hokkaido, Japan - February 3, 2010
    2010-02-03#1217
    Larry Jackson
  • Sunrise & Red-crowned Cranes
    Sunrise & Red-crowned Cranes
    We got up at 3:30 in order to have a good location to photograph the mists at sunrise
    Setsurui River, Hokkaido, Japan - February 3, 2010
    2010-02-03#1221
    Larry Jackson
  • Sunrise & Red-crowned Cranes
    Sunrise & Red-crowned Cranes
    sunrise just touching the trees on the right
    Setsurui River, Hokkaido, Japan - February 3, 2010
    2010-02-03#1237
    Larry Jackson