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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Anthropoides paradiseus Scientific name
Gruiiformes Order
Gruidae Family
 100 - 120 cm. (Wingspan 180–200 cm) Length
Grassland, wetlands, lakes, pools, drainage dykes, marshes. Below 2,000 m. Range:- Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa:- Eastern Cape, Free State, Gauteng, Kwazulu-Natal, Limpopo Province, Mpumalanga, Northern Cape, Northwest Province, Western Cape, Swaziland. Habitat
Altitude
Range
 1(2)3 eggs, incubation 30 days, fledging 30-60 days. Clutch
Mainle vgetation, seeds, grasses, roots, tubers also Invertebrates, small amphibians, small mammals  reptiles. Food  
  Habits
2779 - TSN: 707817 - Sub-species World Number
Vulnerable Status

Blue Crane Charles Hesse Grotto Bay area South Africa XC58012 Display calls

AKA:- Afrikaans: Bloukraanvoël
Czech: Jeráb rajský, jeřáb rajský
Danish: Paradistrane
German: Paradieskranich
English: Blue Crane, Paradise Crane, Stanley Crane, Stanley' crane
Spanish: Grulla del Paraíso
Estonian: paradiisikurg, valgepősk-haigur
Finnish: Hopeakurki
French: Grue de paradis, Grue de Stanley, Grue du paradis
Italian: Gru del Paradiso
Japanese: hagoromoduru, hagoromozuru
Japanese: ハゴロモヅル
Latin: Anthropoides paradisae, Anthropoides paradisea, Anthropoides paradiseus, Grus paradisea
Dutch: Paradijskraanvogel, Stanley Kraanvogel, Stanley-kraanvogel, Stanleys Kraanvogel
Norwegian: Blĺtrane
Sotho, Northern: Mogolodi
Polish: zuraw rajski, żuraw rajski
Portuguese: Grou-do-paraíso
Russian: Африканская красавка, Райский журавль, Райский Четырёхкрылый журавль
Slovak: Žeriav rajský, žeriavec rajský
Sotho, Southern: Mohololi
Swedish: Blĺtrana, Paradistrana
Tswana: Mogôlôri
Xhosa: Indwe
Chinese: 蓝蓑羽鹤
Zulu: iNdwa

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