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 photo (Arusha NP, 2-09) is courtesy of Paul Oliver; the 7th row, (Mt. Meru Game Lodge, 3-19), courtesy of Brad Johnson. The other photos were taken in Tarangire, Serengeti, Simba Farm-West Kilimanjaro 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 © 2001-20 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
All other images are the property of the indicated photographers:
Dr. Christoph Eggert, Dr. Louis A. Hansen, Dr. Michael Bassler, Per Holmen
Cathy Ream, Steve Dolberg, Dr. Melissa Brand, Michael Harris, Brad Johnson, Paul Oliver

Last Update this page: 8-23-20