Tag: Cranes

Crane (Grus grus)

[order] GRUIFORMES | [family] Gruidae | [latin] Grus grus | [UK] Crane | [FR] Grue cendree | [DE] Kranich | [ES] Grulla Comun | [NL] Kraanvogel Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Physical charateristics Large land-bird, with pointed bill, long neck (kept extended in flight), and long legs contributing […]

Demoiselle Crane (Grus virgo)

[order] GRUIFORMES | [family] Gruidae | [latin] Grus virgo | [UK] Demoiselle Crane | [FR] Grue demoiselle | [DE] Jungfernkranich | [ES] Grulla Damisela | [NL] Jufferkraan Subspecies Monotypic species Physical charateristics Distinctly smaller and more delicately built than Crane, with rather fine and short bill and long drape of feathers over tail (not forming […]