Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Cranes :: Gray Crowned-Crane

Gray Crowned-Crane Balearica regulorum

Described by: Bennett (1834)
Alternate common name(s): Grey Crowned-crane, Gray Crowned-crane, South African Crowned-crane, Royal Crane, Blue-necked Royal Crane, East African Crowned-crane
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Lake Mburo, Uganda - Dec, 2005 © Tom Tarrant  Nairobi National Park, Kenya - Jan 30, 2010 © Hans&Judy Beste  Nairobi National Park, Kenya - Jan 30, 2010 © Hans&Judy Beste  Tanzania - Sep, 1999 © Jean-Philippe Paris  Maclear District, Eastern Cape, South Africa - Dec 31, 2005 © Victor Roberts 
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Ce. and se. Africa;
Two populations:
(1) E. Zaire, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, w. and c. Kenya and s. to Tanzania, n. Zimbabwe and n. Mozambique.
(2) S. Angola and n. Namibia e. through n. Botswana to Zambia, Zimbabwe, Malawi and s. to se. South Africa (se. Tranvaal, e. Orange Free State, Natal (Wakkerstroom) and e. Cape Province).


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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