Pair of Sandhill Cranes

Saw this pair of Sandhill Cranes today in a pasture near Minnetrista, Minnesota. I was able to get within 30 feet of them while in the open. I was hoping they would take off so I could catch them in flight, but they remained perfectly happy to keep hunting food as they strolled away.

Sandhill Cranes Photo - Clarence Holm 7/28/2015

Sandhill Cranes
Photo – Clarence Holm
7/28/2015

Sandhill Cranes Photo - Clarence Holm 7/28/2015

Sandhill Cranes
Photo – Clarence Holm
7/28/2015

Sandhill Cranes Photo - Clarence Holm 7/28/2015

Sandhill Cranes
Photo – Clarence Holm
7/28/2015

Sandhill Cranes Photo - Clarence Holm 7/28/2015

Sandhill Cranes
Photo – Clarence Holm
7/28/2015