1st Crane "Where are all the others?"
2nd Crane "Told you we shouldn't have stopped for coffee!"
1st Crane "We didn't stop long."
2nd Crane "Yes, but if you'd had a double espresso like me, you'd be all fired up to fly faster! Instead, you had to have a grand café créme...."
At 4:15 pm a pair,.... yes, just a pair, of Common cranes [grus grus] flew over our house.
There were no others to be seen.... and we didn't hear any either.
But they were desperately trying to form a V!!
The Palm Beach Run - Action Stations!! What could it be that is so important a man in his 50s should feel the need to run in the blazing hot mid-afternoon, mid-summer Australia...