Gallery description : pictures of herons and cranes

Crane (gruidae) is an animal of the bird type. It usually inhabits temperate wetlands. The animal weights about 3.7kg - 10kg (8.2lbs - 22lbs) and lives for 15 - 30 years. Fox, eagle, wildcats are dangerous for cranes. Look up the table below to learn more information.

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Facts about cranes
NameCrane
Main PreyInsects. fish, grain
DietOmnivore
Weight3.7kg - 10kg (8.2lbs - 22lbs)
ClassAves
Wing Span1.8m - 2.4m (71in - 95in)
Distinctive FeaturesLarge body size and long beak
FamilyGruidae
Size (L)1m - 1.4m (40in - 55in)
OrderGruiformes
HabitatTemperate wetlands
Top Speed40km/h (25mph)
Skin TypeFeathers
Life Span15 - 30 years
Conservation StatusThreatened
KingdomAnimalia
TypeBird
PredatorsFox, eagle, wildcats
LifestyleFlock
PhylumChordata
Average Clutch Size4
Scientific NameGruidae
ColourWhite, black, grey, brown, red, blue
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Description Pictures of herons and cranes. Great Blue Heron - Newport News Park, VA
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