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The Black Crowned Crane- Balearica pavonina-by Harry Geurts-C-2008-2009 Belgium..mpg

The Black Crowned Crane-Balearica pavonina-Incubation and conservation Cranes-birds-kraanvogels-loiseaux-animales-kraniche-vogels-dieren Harry geurts Box 2707 6201 JA Maastricht The Netherlands. ++ 32 478 45 98 53 mail site Video Rating: 0 /... read more

Black Crowned Crane

The Black Crowned Crane (Balearica pavonina) is a bird in the crane family Gruidae. It was once called also Kaffir Crane. It occurs in dry savannah in Africa south of the Sahara, although in nests in somewhat wetter habitats. There are two subspecies: B. p. pavonina in the west and the more numerous B. p. ceciliae in east Africa. This species and the closely related Grey Crowned Crane, B. regulorum, which... read more

Black Crowned Crane – Fun Facts

Description – Black-necked crane The black-necked crane is the only alpine crane in the world . As the English name suggests, the upper part of the neck and the head are black, except for a small white patch to the rear of the eye and a red bald patch between the bill and the eye. The rest of the body is grey, but the legs, lower parts of the wings and the tail are black. The inner flight feathers are... read more
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