Formations of cranes (most likely Hooded and White-naped, but could be Sandhill, Common and Siberian mixed in) flying over the eastern fields of Arasaki, Izumi-shi, Kagoshima, Japan, just before sunrise.
John Wright is an Australian wildlife photographer and bird guide based in Kyushu, Japan. John became seriously engaged in nature photography while living in Japan and then Thailand. He returned to Japan in 2008 and has since concentrated on wildlife photography, especially birds. John visits Southeast Asia and Australia regularly, but usually travels within the Japanese archipelago, where he also guides visiting birders and wildlife photography enthusiasts.