Image Gallery

Cranes and sheep

A sedge of blue cranes on the wing. Photo Chris Marais
Apart from a few dozen birds in Namibia, Botswana and Swaziland, almost all blue cranes are found in South Africa. Photo Chris Marais
Blue cranes show more than a passing fondness for sheep. Photo Chris Marais
There are about 24 000 blue cranes in South Africa. Photo Chris Marais
Blue cranes often dance. Photo Chris Marais