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                 Order: Gruiformes  -  Family: Gruidae

 

                              Subfamily: Balearicinae and Gruinae

 

     Scientific Name                    Subspecies                                                                          Common Name (Nr. of birds in Wild)

 

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Balearica pavonina

pavonina; ceciliae

Black Crowned Crane (72,000)

Balearica regulorum

regulorum; gibbericeps

Gray Crowned Crane (90,000)

Bugeranus carunculatus

 

Wattled Crane (14,000)

Anthropoides paradisea

 

Blue Crane (20,000)

Anthropoides virgo

 

Demoiselle Crane(220,000)

Grus americana

 

Whooping Crane (220)

Grus antigone

antigone; gilli; sharpii

Sarus Crane (15,000)

Grus canadensis

canadensis; nesiotes; pratensis; pulla; tabida; rowani

Sandhill Crane (520,000)

Grus grus

grus; lilfordi

Eurasian Crane (240,000)

Grus japonensis

 

Red-crowned Crane (2000)

Grus leucogeranus

 

Siberian Crane (3000)

Grus monacha

 

Hooded Crane (9500)

Grus nigricollis

 

Black-necked Crane (6000)

Grus rubicunda

 

Brolga (80,000)

Grus vipio

 

White-naped Crane (5200)

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