Crane

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United States writer (1871-1900)

United States poet (1899-1932)

a small constellation in the southern hemisphere near Phoenix

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lifts and moves heavy objects

large long-necked wading bird of marshes and plains in many parts of the world

stretch (the neck) so as to see better

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A variety of cranes in Poyang Lake also showed such characteristics, such as the common crane Grus grus whose juvenile ratio in the early wintering stage (October: 45.
Along with the breathtaking Imperial Eagle they also enjoyed the spectacle of thousands of the large soaring raptors, the buzzards, black kites, short-toed eagles, Montagu's Harriers, flocks of black and white Storks and groups of common cranes.
Until recently, at Aracinovsko Blato and Katlanovsko Blato during winter there could be seen flocks of over 2,000 mallards (Anas platyrhynchos), 1,500 common cranes (Grus grus), grey herons (Ardea cinerea), purple herons (Ardea purpurea), greylag geese (Anser anser), western marsh harriers (Circus aeruginosus)--birds of prey and the worst enemies to all types of wetland birds, and white storks (Ciconia ciconia).
Of the species living or reintroduced to the UK, there were signs of recovery among beavers, common cranes, deer, geese (three species), red kites, seals, white-tailed eagles and wild boar.
DURING fine settled weather, two common cranes were seen flying north east past the Dyfi Osprey Project, then further north over the RSPB Glaslyn Osprey Project - but haven't been spotted since.
While I scanned the lake to identify the feathered visitors, a spectacular V-shaped formation of a few thousand demoiselle and common cranes flew in and landed on the lake.