Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Cranes :: Brolga

Brolga Grus rubicunda

Described by: Perry (1810)
Alternate common name(s): Australian Crane
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Western Treatment Plant, Werribee, Victoria, Australia - Jul 7, 2002 © Paul Hackett  Berry Springs, Northern Territory, Australia - Date unknown © Bruce Michael  Northern Tablelands, Queensland, Australia - 1982 © Hans&Judy Beste  Townsville Common, Queensland, Australia - 1972 © Hans&Judy Beste  Townsville Common, Queensland, Australia - 1972 © Hans&Judy Beste 
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New Guinea, n. and ec. Australia;
Two populations;
S. and n. New Guinea in the n. in Sepik River basin and in the s. from Frederik Hendrik Is. e. to Fly River. N. and ec. Australia in n. Western Australia w. to Onslow, Northern Territory (Fogg Dam), Queensland (along the Matilda Highway in the Gulf country), New South Wales and Victoria to e. South Australia (Bool Lagoon).


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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Australian Broadcasting Corporation


Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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