Oriental Bird Images

Sarus Crane Grus antigone   - Adult in flight
Sarus Crane
Photographer : © Sunil Singhal
Location :Alniya Wetland, Kota District, Rajasthan, India (25 0 4.494 N, 75 52 26.754 E)
Date : 30 April 2017
English synonyms:Saras, Sarus, Saras Crane, Eastern Sarus Crane
Bird Family :Gruidae - Typical Cranes
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.