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Sarus Crane Grus antigone  
Sarus Crane
Photographer : © Raghavji B Balar
Location :Matar, near Kheda, Gujarat, India
Date : 4 August 2017
English synonyms:Saras, Sarus, Saras Crane, Eastern Sarus Crane
Bird Family :Gruidae - Typical Cranes
Bird Group :GRUIFORMES
Red Data Status :Vulnerable
Remarks :
Taxonomic Notes :Now regarded as monotypic.
Ref: Jones, K., Barzen, J and Ashley, M.V. (2005) Geographical partitioning of microsatellite variation in the sarus crane. Animal Conservation 8: 1-8.