Brolga

Antigone rubicunda - Grue brolga

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Gruiformes

  • Family
    :

    Gruidés

  • Genus
    :

    Antigone

  • Species
    :

    rubicunda

Descriptor

Perry, 1810

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 160 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 200 à 230 cm.
  • Weight
    : 3628 à 7255 g
Longevity

33 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Grue brolga
adult
Grue brolga
adult

Brolga (Antigone rubicunda) is a species of bird in the Gruidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Grue brolga,
  • Grulla brolga,
  • grou-brolga,
  • Brolgakranich,
  • Brolga-daru,
  • Brolgakraanvogel,
  • Brolga,
  • brolgatrana,
  • Brolgatrane,
  • žeriav brolga,
  • jeřáb australský,
  • Brolgatrane,
  • australiankurki,
  • grua australiana,
  • żuraw australijski,
  • Австралийский журавль,
  • Jenjang brolga,
  • オーストラリアヅル,
  • 澳洲鹤,
  • 澳洲鶴,

Voice song and cries

Grue brolga
adult

Habitat

Grue brolga
adult

Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Seasonally Wet/Flooded ; Wetlands (inland) : Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands, Permanent Saline, Brackish or alkaline Lakes

Geographic range

Sources of information

Other sources of interest

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published: - Updated: 01-03-2016
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