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Siberian Crane Grus leucogeranus   - Breeding habitat
Siberian Crane
Photographer : © Jochen Tamm
Location :Kytalyk Nature Reserve, Yelon River, North Yakutia (Lower Indigirka Region), Russia
Date : 16 June 2013
English synonyms:Siberian White Crane, White Crane, Great White Crane
Bird Family :Gruidae - Typical Cranes
Red Data Status :Critically Endangered
Remarks :This site totals approximately 1,608,000 ha, and is an important nesting area for the eastern population of Siberian Crane. In the summer of 2013 some 500-550 individuals were counted on the reserve. What I observed there, about 75 % of the individuals should be adults. That means that there have been some 180 - 200 breeding pairs. - JT