Grey Crowned Crane

Balearica regulorum - Grue royale

Grue royale
adult breeding
Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Gruiformes

  • Family
    :

    Gruidés

  • Genus
    :

    Balearica

  • Species
    :

    regulorum

Descriptor

Bennett, ET, 1834

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 110 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 180 à 200 cm.
  • Weight
    : 3000 à 4000 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Grey Crowned Crane (Balearica regulorum) is a species of bird in the Gruidae family.

Subspecific information 2 Subspecies

  • Balearica regulorum gibbericeps (s Uganda and Kenya to n Zimbabwe and n Mozambique)
  • Balearica regulorum regulorum (s Angola and n Namibia to Zimbabwe and e South Africa)

Foreign names

  • Grue royale,
  • Grulla Coronada Cuelligrís,
  • Grou-coroado-austral,
  • Südafrikanischer Kronenkranich,
  • szürkenyakú koronásdaru,
  • Grijze Kroonkraan,
  • Gru coronata grigia,
  • Grå krontrana,
  • Gråkrontrane,
  • žurav kráľovský,
  • jeřáb královský,
  • Grå Krontrane,
  • etelänkruunukurki,
  • Mahem,
  • grua coronada collgrisa,
  • koronnik szary,
  • Восточный венценосный журавль,
  • ホオジロカンムリヅル,
  • 灰冕鹤,
  • 灰冠鶴〔東非冕鶴〕,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Savanna : Dry ; Grassland : Temperate, Subtropical/Tropical Seasonally Wet/Flooded ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls) ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Pastureland ; Artificial/Aquatic and Marine : Seasonally Flooded Agricultural Land

Geographic range

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