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Name Of Crane

Name Crane
Male Name -
Femle Name -
Kids/Baby Name chick
Group Name herd, sedge, siege
More About Crane

  • Red-crowned Crane is a stately long-legged, long-necked bird whose immaculate snow-white plumage is accented by black secondary feathers, a black neck with contrasting white nape, and a red crown
  • They stand 1.5 m tall, average 7-10 kg in weight and have a 2.5 m wing span
  • Cranes have specialized vocal adaptations highlighted by an extremely long trachea that coils within a hollow sternum. They produce a wide variety of calls ranging from low pitched purrs to the loud unison calls involved in courtship and pair maintenance. The calls of male and female cranes differ in pitch
  • Red-crowned Cranes prefer to forage in deep water marshes where they prey on insects, aquatic invertebrates, fish, amphibians and small rodents. They also frequent dikes, rice fields, and other croplands where they feed on waste grains and other plant material
  • Cranes are spring breeders, usually nesting in April or May.
  • Shortly before laying commences, both sexes participate in constructing a large ground nest of reeds and grasses in a marshy area, sometimes completely surrounded by water.
  • They female lays two large light brown eggs, liberally spotted with darker shades of brown.
  • Both parents share in the 29- to 34-day incubation.
  • The newly hatched chicks are covered in light brown down and are able to follow their parents almost immediately
  • There are two main breeding populations of Red-crowned Cranes: on the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido, and a larger mainland population that breeds in northeast China and southeastern Russia (sometimes referred to as the Manchurian Crane

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