Bosque del Apache NWR
From the Coyote deck, there's a short window of time in which the mountains to the west are bathed in the first light of day, yet everything in front of you is still in shaded light. It's also the time at which the cranes start to leave, and some time after the geese have evacuated ("blast-off!") the ponds.
This shot is taken during that time. I love the colors in the background providing a colorful backdrop to the cranes heading to the fields to feed.
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