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Xigera Camp, Okavango Delta


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IOC Names

Deutsch  Klunkerkranich Dutch  Lelkraanvogel
Italian  Gru caruncolata Spanish  Grulla Carunculada


An adult (right) and an immature (left) Wattled Cranes. The immature has a white (not grey) head until it is about one year old.

Tarboton WR (1989): in The Complete Book of Southern African Birds, Ginn PJ, McIlleron WG, Milstein P le S (eds), Struik Publ, Cape Town, South Africa, p 193.


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Wattled Crane
Grus carunculata
Grue caronculée

Jean-Michel PAULUS