Demoiselle Crane

Grus virgo - Grue demoiselle

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Gruiformes

  • Family
    :

    Gruidés

  • Genus
    :

    Grus

  • Species
    :

    virgo

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1758

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 90 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 165 à 185 cm.
  • Weight
    : 1900 à 2800 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Demoiselle Crane (Grus virgo) is a species of bird in the Gruidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Grue demoiselle,
  • Grulla Damisela,
  • Grou-pequeno,
  • Jungfernkranich,
  • Pártásdaru,
  • Jufferkraanvogel,
  • Damigella di Numidia,
  • Jungfrutrana,
  • Jomfrutrane,
  • žeriav stepný,
  • jeřáb panenský,
  • Jomfrutrane,
  • neitokurki,
  • grua damisel·la,
  • Lokkatrana,
  • żuraw stepowy,
  • mazā dzērve,
  • deviški žerjav,
  • Красавка,
  • アネハヅル,
  • 蓑羽鹤,
  • นกกระเรียนเล็ก,
  • 蓑羽鶴,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Savanna : Dry ; Shrubland : Temperate ; Grassland : Temperate, Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Seasonal/Intermittent/Irregular Rivers/Streams/Creeks, Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands, Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha), Seasonal/Intermittent Saline, Brackish or Alkaline Lakes and Flats ; Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) : ; Desert : Hot, Temperate ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Pastureland ; Artificial/Aquatic and Marine : Ponds (below 8ha)

Geographic range

Illustration

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