Grus leucogeranus individuals are monogamous. Courtship and pair bonding includes singing, known as unison calling, and dancing. Unison calling is a. Formerly placed in genus Grus; or in Bugeranus together with B. carunculatus on basis of morphological and behavioural similarities, but molecular evidence. Criteria: A3bcd Click here for more information about the Red List categories and criteria. Justification of Red List category. This long-lived crane qualifies as.

Author: Vudorr Juzragore
Country: Luxembourg
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Life
Published (Last): 11 March 2010
Pages: 225
PDF File Size: 20.28 Mb
ePub File Size: 10.60 Mb
ISBN: 575-8-76099-940-4
Downloads: 79232
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Balkis

Flies at high altitudes during migration – seen at about 5, over the Himalayas.

Siberian crane

Crane chicks grow rapidly. Good nutrition, with adequate protein and micronutrient levels, is essential for the general health of the cranes and for breeding. Archived from the original PDF on There are no elongated tertial feathers as in some other crane species.

Breeding Spring breeder, with start of laying varying with weather conditions: Adults can leucogdranus identified by their leucogearnus plumage with the exception of the primaries, which are black. B Long, slender, tibia has lower mm bare. Certain calls require certain body movements.


Coniferous or boreal forest, located in a band across northern North America, Europe, and Asia. Distribution and Movement Migration etc. These populations range from arctic Russia in Yakutia to western Siberia. Non-breeding birds summer in Dauria, on the border of China, Mongolia, and Russia. There may be rusty staining on the neck. Siberian cranes always observed with just one chick, which is usually between the parents.

ADW: Grus leucogeranus: INFORMATION

The status of this crane is critical and the world population is estimated to be around —, nearly all of them belonging to the eastern breeding population. Chicks do forage themselves, but less efficiently than adults, and will beg for food by uttering a high-pitched whine. Cranes of the World PDF. Johnsgard, ; Walkinshaw, Other Physical Features endothermic homoiothermic bilateral symmetry Sexual Dimorphism sexes alike male larger Range mass to g B Forage while wading.

Siberian White Crane

Bulletin of the British Ornithologists’ Club. Phoenicopteriformes flamingos Podicipediformes grebes.

Siberian cranes sometimes cause root damage to crops as they feed on roots and shoots. Each checklist can be viewed with photos shared by the birding community, and also printed as PDF checklists for field use.

To simulate this, bright lights can be used: In flocks, cranes stand about a “peck distance” apart while roosting. Archaeopteryx Omnivoropterygiformes Confuciusornithiformes Enantiornithes Chaoyangiiformes Patagopterygiformes Ambiortiformes Songlingornithiformes Gansuiformes Ichthyornithiformes Hesperornithes Lithornithiformes Dinornithiformes Aepyornithiformes Gastornithiformes.


MyAvibase allows you to create and manage your own lifelists, and produce useful reports to help you plan your next birding excursion. It is a long distance migrant and among the cranes, makes one of the longest migrations.

Both male and female build the nest. See also Tropical savanna and grassland biome. Siberian cranes have three regional populations: B Adult plumage gained and head feathers lost by third autumn. Leucoogeranus loafing areas, cranes preen and drink, and also engage in social displays, establishing a pecking order for families, and facilitating pairing of unattached birds.

Normal Biochemistry Values for Grus leucogeranus – Siberian crane. Die Vogel der parlaarktischen Fauna. The Siberian crane Leucogeranus leucogeranusalso known as the Siberian white crane or the snow craneis a bird of the family Gruidae, the cranes.

At night, Siberian cranes rest on one leg while the head is tucked under the shoulder.

Posted in Art