Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Cranes :: Black Crowned-Crane
Black Crowned-Crane Balearica pavonina
Described by: Linnaeus (1758)
Alternate common name(s): Black Crowned-crane, Sudan Crowned-crane, Crowned Crane, Dark Crowned-crane, West African Crowned-crane, Sudan Crowned-crane
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeAfrica along s. border of the Sahara;
(1) S. Mauritania, s. Mali, Senegambia, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Benin, s. Niger, Nigeria, Cameroon, Gabon, s. Chad (Lake Chad), Central African Republic and n. Zaire.
(2) Chad, s. Sudan, Ethiopia (upper Nile River Basin) and nw. Kenya (n. shore of Lake Turkana).
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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