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Common Crane Grus grus  
Common Crane
Photographer : © Jugal Tiwari
Location :Kutch, Gujarat, India
Date : 15 March 2010
English synonyms:Crane, Gray Crane, Grey Crane, Eurasian Crane, European Crane
Bird Family :Gruidae - Typical Cranes
Bird Group :GRUIFORMES
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :An estimated 40,000 Common Cranes over-winter in Banni each year. The sick and injured birds are predated by jackals. - JT