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Black Crowned-Crane

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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Balearica pavonina Scientific name
Gruiiformes Order
Gruidae Family
100 – 105 cm. (Wingspan 187-200 cm) Length
Grassland, wetlands, lakes, pools, drainage dykes, marshes. Range:- Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Democratic Rep. of Congo Rare/Accidental, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, Sudan, Togo & Uganda. Habitat
Altitude
Range
 2-5eggs, incubation by both parents 28 to 31 days, fledging 60 to 100 days. Clutch
Invertebrates, small amphibians, small mammals reptiles & grass. Food  
  Habits
2771 - TSN: 176194 - Sub-species World Number
Near Threatened Status

If you have sound recording of the Gruidae please send it to xeno-canto. 

AKA:- Afrikaans: Mahem
Catalan: Grua amb caperutxo
Catalan (Balears): Grua amb caperutxo
Czech: Jeráb paví, paví
Danish: Sort Krontrane
German: Kronenkranich
English: Black Crowned Crane, Black Crowned-Crane, Black-crowned Crane, Crowned Crane, Dark Crowned Crane, Northern Crowned Crane, Sudan Crowned Crane
Spanish: Grulla Coronada Cuellinegra, Grulla Real Negra
Estonian: pőhja-kroonkurg
Finnish: Kruunukurki
French: Grue couronnée, Grue couronnée ŕ cou noir, Grue noire ŕ couronne
Irish: Grús corónach
Italian: Gru coronata, Gru coronata nera, Gru pavonina
Japanese: kammuriduru, kanmurizuru
Japanese: カンムリヅル
Latin: Balearica pavonina
Lithuanian: Karūnuotoji gervė
Dutch: Kroonkraanvogel, Zwarte Kroonkraan, Zwarte Kroonkraanvogel
Norwegian: Svartkrontrane
Polish: koronnik czarny, Żuraw koroniasty
Russian: Венценосный журавль, Западный венценосный журавль
Slovak: Žeriav korunkatý, Žeriav král'ovský, žurav korunkatý
Swedish: Svart krontrana
Swahili: Korongo Taji Mweusi
Chinese: 黑冕鹤

Sub-species

Balearica [pavonina or regulorum]
Balearica pavonina
Balearica pavonina ceciliae
Balearica regulorum gibbericeps
Balearica pavonina pavonina

 

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