cranes

Dance of Japanese cranes Simone Sbaraglia (Miami, FL) Photographed February 2007, Hokkaido, Japan

"Dancing" Red-crowned Cranes in #Kushiro, Hokkaido, Japan: Red-crowned Crane is classified as ENDANGERED SPECIES, with small numbers of birds. Thanks to the feeding stations on Hokkaido, populations have increased. But the degradation of the habitat with drainage of wetlands for agriculture and industry is the most important threat for this species.

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Animals: Japanese Cranes in Winter Hokkaido http://seiwakanpou.cocolog-nifty.com/hototogisu/2010/02/post-2a4e.html# 20100209_mg_9127

Japanese Crane (Grus japonensis)Kushiro Shitsugen National Park, Hokkaido, Japan

courtship dance │ Japanese crane

Japanese Red-Crowned Cranes by Wong Loong Tat

Japanese Cranes Dancing/ Google Image Result for http://gallery.photo.net/photo/1709110-md.jpg

Courting dance of the red-crown cranes. The start to a lifetime of companionship.

~~Avoid going in 2 directions at once ~~ Japanese Red-Crowned Crane by wildphotons~~

Red-crowned crane: The estimated total population of the species is only 2,750 in the wild. In China, the Red-crowned Crane is often featured in myths and legends. In Taoism, the Red-crowned Crane is a symbol of longevity and immortality. In art and literature, immortals are often depicted riding on cranes. A mortal who attains immortality is similarly carried off by a crane.

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Red-crownd cranes in Kushiro-shi, Hokkaido Prefecture, Japan

Japanese Crane Art | From the Agencies: Japanese red-crowned cranes in blustery conditions ...

Japanese Red Crane, Hokkaido, Japan

Japanese Cranes (Red-crowned Crane), Hokkaido, Japan - "The bird of happiness".

Dancing Japanese Cranes Hokkaido Japan

japanese crane pictures | ... -crowned cranes of Hokkaido—the last remaining population in Japan

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kingdom-of-animals: Snow Dance by Harry Eggens.