Cranes

A flock of migrating cranes is seen at the Hula Lake Ornithology and Nature Park in northern Israel...A flock of migrating cranes is seen at the Hula Lake Ornithology and Nature Park in northern Israel December 20, 2013. The Hula Valley is a stopping point for hundreds of species of birds along their migration route between the northern and southern hemispheres.

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A flock of migrating cranes is seen at the Hula Lake ornithology and nature park in northern Israel. The Hula Valley is a stopping point for hundreds of species of birds along their migration route between the northern and southern hemispheres.