2020 / Nature / Wildlife (Non-Pro)

Auspicious Bird Red-Crowned Crane

  • Photographer
    Chin-Fa Tzeng

The courtship season of Hokkaido Japanese Red-crowned Cranes is during winter in February. The tall and thin red-crowned crane is like a supermodel, courting and dancing, and singing, and gracefully flying on the white snowy land to perform a beautiful snowbird song and dance show. The red-crowned crane of Xianfeng Road has the meaning of auspiciousness, loyalty, and longevity. In Chinese and Japanese culture, it has the meaning of the second auspicious bird, the first auspicious bird is a phoenix.