Is it a bird?
Is it a crane?
Nope, it's the Bird-of-Paradise blooming in the backyard garden.
Image taken on 6 february 2018 with Nikon D800
AF-S VR Micro-Nikkor 105mm f/2.8 lens
ISO 200 ƒ/11 at 1/100 sec.
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