Red-crowned cranes getting ready for the journey north
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Red-crowned cranes wintering in the wetland of China’s eastern province Jiangsu are readying themselves for the upcoming migration to the north. The cranes usually stay for a half year before flying away in late February or early March. 

Wintering red-crowned cranes in the wetland of Jiangsu Province, China. /VCG Photo

Wintering red-crowned cranes in the wetland of Jiangsu Province, China. /VCG Photo

Wintering red-crowned cranes in the wetland of Jiangsu Province, China. /VCG Photo

Wintering red-crowned cranes in the wetland of Jiangsu Province, China. /VCG Photo

Wintering red-crowned cranes in the wetland of Jiangsu Province, China. /VCG Photo

Wintering red-crowned cranes in the wetland of Jiangsu Province, China. /VCG Photo

Wintering red-crowned cranes in the wetland of Jiangsu Province, China. /VCG Photo

Wintering red-crowned cranes in the wetland of Jiangsu Province, China. /VCG Photo

Wintering red-crowned cranes in the wetland of Jiangsu Province, China. /VCG Photo

Wintering red-crowned cranes in the wetland of Jiangsu Province, China. /VCG Photo

Wintering red-crowned cranes in the wetland of Jiangsu Province, China. /VCG Photo

Wintering red-crowned cranes in the wetland of Jiangsu Province, China. /VCG Photo

(Top image via VCG Photo.)

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