Grey Crowned Crane
Balearica regulorum
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The grey-crowned crane is common and widespread in open grassland although numbers are likely declining in Tanzania because of the wild bird trade. The upper photo is courtesy of Jim Zotkiewicz; the 4th row photo (Tarangire, 2-18) is courtesy of Michael Harris; the 6th row photos (Mt. Meru Game Lodge, 3-19), courtesy of Brad Johnson. The other photos were taken in Tarangire, Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater. The slideshow includes photos of displaying and flying birds, juveniles and chicks.

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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-19 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
All other images are the property of the indicated photographers:
Tom Nicholls, Dr. Christoph Eggert, Dr. Louis A. Hansen, Dr. Michael Bassler, Per Holmen
Cathy Ream, Steve Dolberg, Dr. Melissa Brand, Fain Zimmerman, Michael Harris, Brad Johnson

Last Update this page: 4-06-19