Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Cranes :: Blue Crane
Blue Crane Grus paradisea
Described by: Lichtenstein (1793)
Alternate common name(s): Paradise Crane, Stanley Crane
Old scientific name(s): Anthropoides paradiseus, Anthropoides paradisea
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S. Zimbabwe to Malawi and South Africa (se. Transvaal (Wakkerstroom), Cape Province), probably also Botswana. Small isolated population in N. Namibia (Etosha Pan).
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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