Reid-crouned crane

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In snaw in Hokkaido, Japan
Scienteefic clessification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Gruiformes
Family: Gruidae
Genus: Grus
Species: G. japonensis
Binomial name
Grus japonensis
(Statius Müller, 1776)

The Reid-crouned crane (Grus japonensis), an aa cried the Japanese crane or Manchurie crane (Cheenese: 丹顶鹤 or 丹頂鶴; Hanyu Pinyin: Dāndǐng Hè; Japanese: 丹頂鶴 or タンチョウヅル, tanchozuru; the Cheenese character '丹' means 'reid', '頂/顶' means 'croun' an '鶴/鹤' means 'crane'), is a lairge east Asian crane an amang the rarest cranes in the warld. In some pairts o its range, it is kent as a seembol o luck, longevity an fidelity.

Reid-crouned Crane


References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. BirdLife International (2012). "Grus japonensis". IUCN Reid Leet o Threatened Species. Version 2012.1. Internaitional Union for Conservation o Naitur. Retrieved 16 July 2012.