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Whooping Crane (Grus americana)
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Whooping Crane (Grus americana)

General Description: Whooping Cranes (Grus americana) are very large, long-legged, long-necked wading birds that fly with the neck stretched out. Adults are white overall except for a red crown and black face; juveniles are all brown.

Taxonomy: Gruiformes, Gruidae, Gruinae.

Favored Habitat: Shallow ponds, fresh marshes, salt marshes, and stubble fields.

Where to Find: Don't look for Whooping Cranes around Las Vegas. Rather, look for them Gulf Coast of Texas during winter or in the Canadian arctic during summer.

Whooping Crane (Grus americana)

If you were a tasty kernel of corn or a little crab, this might be the last face you ever see!

Whooping Crane (Grus americana)
Rehab birds: Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park, Florida
Whooping Crane (Grus americana)
Rehab birds: Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park, Florida
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Whooping Crane (Grus americana) Whooping Crane (Grus americana)
Whooping Crane (Grus americana)
Wild birds: Gulf Coast of Texas
Whooping Crane (Grus americana)
Wild bird: Gulf Coast of Texas
Whooping Crane (Grus americana) Whooping Crane (Grus americana)
Whooping Crane (Grus americana) Whooping Crane (Grus americana)
Whooping Crane (Grus americana) Whooping Crane (Grus americana)
Note: All distances, elevations, and other facts are approximate.
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