Grus leucogeranus individuals are monogamous. Courtship and pair bonding includes singing, known as unison calling, and dancing. Unison calling is a. Formerly placed in genus Grus; or in Bugeranus together with B. carunculatus on basis of morphological and behavioural similarities, but molecular evidence. Criteria: A3bcd Click here for more information about the Red List categories and criteria. Justification of Red List category. This long-lived crane qualifies as.

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Rather than lifting their wings over the back, as do males, females keep them at their sides and folded. Because of their known longevity, the Japanese display pictures and statues of cranes at their marriage and birth ceremonies.

B Ciconia ciconia White stork is also white, but has a fully white head no area of red sin and all the flight feathers are black.

Archaeopteryx Omnivoropterygiformes Confuciusornithiformes Enantiornithes Chaoyangiiformes Patagopterygiformes Ambiortiformes Songlingornithiformes Yrus Ichthyornithiformes Hesperornithes Lithornithiformes Dinornithiformes Aepyornithiformes Gastornithiformes.

Organisations working with Cranes. Columbiformes doves and pigeons Mesitornithiformes mesites Pteroclidiformes sandgrouses. The iris is yellowish. The western population winters in Fereidoonkenar and Esbaran in Iran.

Charadriiformes gulls and relatives Gruiformes cranes and relatives. Flies at high altitudes during migration – seen at about 5, over the Himalayas. In the summer grounds they feed on a range of plants including the roots of hellebore Veratrum misaeseeds of Empetrum nigrum as well as small rodents lemmings and volesearthworms and leucogeranue.

Over water, without thermals, they flap-fly in V-formation. B Long, slender, tibia has lower mm bare.

Siberian crane – Wikipedia

Sarus cranes are larger, so often dominate the shallow foraging areas. Juveniles gradually increase self-foraging during winter.

The head and neck are tucked onto or under one shoulder. With a view of building up a reserve population and supporting reintroductionsan International Studbook has been established under the WAZA umbrella, and coordinated conservation breeding programmes are operated at the regional level by EAZA and JAZA.


Incubation takes about 29 days. Johnsgard, ; Walkinshaw, Communication Channels visual acoustic Other Leucogerannus Modes duets Perception Channels visual tactile acoustic chemical Food Habits Omnivorous in its diet, Siberian cranes eat a variety of food items.

Average eggs per season 2 Range time to hatching 27 to 29 days Range fledging age 70 to 75 days Range time to independence 8 to 10 months Range age at sexual or reproductive maturity female 3 to 7 years Range age at sexual or reproductive maturity male 3 to 7 years Males and females both incubate eggs, protect, and feed their young. They utter a high-pitched call while exposing the primaries, slowly turning the head until it is extended almost vertically.

The gruss eyes are blue oeucogeranus hatching, changing after about six months. To cite this page: Siberian crane A captive individual in a zoo Conservation status. Siberian cranes have been known to live at least sixty-two years in captivity. Grus leucogeranus images are found can be found on ancient cave walls dated to 6, years. The ADW Team gratefully acknowledges their support. Visual barriers should be put in place between crane enclosures before the breeding season Care is required when introducing intended mates to each other, to avoid injury to one or both birds; formation of a good pair bond can take time.

ADW: Grus leucogeranus: INFORMATION

There are no elongated tertial feathers as in some grux crane species. Pairs will walk around other pairs leuvogeranus threaten them and drive them away from their territory. Habitat Wetlands Wild population Western subpopulation: Well-established pairs mate without any tension.

The copulatory sequence is initiated by the male or the female. Immature non-breeding birds may be found in west Siberia from the Volga-Ural steppes to the lower Ob, and eastwards to the Baraba steppes. Contribute to Avibase Acknowledgements Flickr group Media stats Flickr group members Media wanted Translate Avibase is also available in the following languages: The eastern populations winter mainly in the Poyang Lake area in China. Western populations breeding in the Tyumen District, Russia.


Siberische kraanvogel, Siberische witte kraanvogel, Sibirische witte kraanvogel, Witte Kraanvogel Norwegian: Vagrant to Hong Kong, Japan and Uzbekistan. Breeding occurs in the spring and summer in breeding ranges.

The male approaches, jumps onto her back with his wings flapping, and crouches. Buff or cinnamon, and with a feathered, not bare, mask.

Siberian crane

Phoenicopteriformes flamingos Podicipediformes grebes. The Animal Diversity Web is an educational resource written largely by and for college students.

Satellite telemetry was used to track the migration of a flock that wintered in Iran. They then move to pre-roosting staging areas before flying to a roost site.

The initial down is replaced by a second coat of down; this is replaced by feathers. The nest of sedges and grasses, a flat mound cm diameter and reaching cm above water level, may be surrounded by water cm deep. B97BB Later they return to feeding and watering areas and forage.

Phaethontiformes tropicbirds Eurypygiformes kagu and sunbittern. Classification Kingdom Animalia animals Animalia: The Siberian crane leucogeramus the most aquatic of the cranes, exclusively using wetlands for nesting, feeding, and roosting. The eastern population’s main wintering sites are in the middle to lower reaches of the Yangtze river in China,particularly Poyang Hu Lake. ADW doesn’t cover all species in the world, nor does it include all the latest scientific information about organisms we describe.

Grus leucogeranus individuals are monogamous. They are predominantly vegetarian outside their breeding season.