The Demoiselle crane – Anthropoides virgo is the smallest of the cranes, it is of Type – wadingbird, Family Gruidae and Order Gruiformes. It has a very wide Asiatic Breeding range from SE Ukraine to E Mongolia and has two separate wintering ranges in India and Africa. In the AWB Region there is an isolated Breeding area in E Turkey and a non-Breeding range in southern Sudan and E Chad. There is noticeable Passage across Turkey, The South Caucasus and N Iran, The Levant and the Nile Valley.
Type - wadingbird - migrates in large noisy flocks, Summer Habitat - wide open areas near water, steppes, plains, fields, Winter Habitat - also deserts and drier areas, Order: Gruiformes Family: Gruidae Genus: Anthropoides
Species...Anthropoides virgo Demoiselle crane - Species - ebird.org Demoiselle crane - Species sheet - wikipedia.org Demoiselle crane - Guide - savingcranes.org Demoiselle crane - Card - oiseaux-birds.com Demoiselle crane - Sounds & Maps - xeno-canto.org
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