2018—Ice Dancing

When the temperatures at Bosque del Apache drop below freezing, the water in the Train Ponds freezes and the legs of the Sandhill Cranes, sleeping in the pond, become encased in ice.  When they awake and begin to move about, bracelets of ice sometimes remain, encircling their legs.  This crane is trying to dislodge the ice bracelet so that he can take off more easily.  It’s looks sort of like the crane is dancing on ice.


Bosque Day 4    183890-1.jpg

One thought on “2018—Ice Dancing

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s