Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Cranes :: Wattled Crane
Wattled Crane Bugeranus carunculatus
Described by: Gmelin (1789)
Alternate common name(s): Great African Wattled Crane
Old scientific name(s): Grus carunculatus
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RangeE. and s. Africa;
Fragmented distribution with three main populations;
Ethiopia and Somalia. Zaire, Zambia, Malawi and sw. Tanzania, c. and e. Zimbabwe and Mozambique. Three isolated populations in se. Angola, ne. Namibia (Okavango Delta) and n. Botswana, and South Africa (se. Transvaal (Wakkerstroom), e. Orange Free State, w. Natal and e. Cape Province).
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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