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Cranes of the World: Sarus Crane (Grus antigone)
Cranes of the World, by Paul Johnsgard
  • Paul A. Johnsgard, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Date of this Version
From Cranes of the World by Paul A. Johnsgard (Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 1983; electronic edition: Lincoln, NE, 2008). Copyright © 1983 Paul A. Johnsgard.
Other Vernacular Names: Sharpe's crane; Khur-sang, Korchan (Assam); Grue antigone tropicale, Grue á collier (French); Sarus-kranich, Halsbandkranich (German); Saras, Sirhans (Hindi); O-O zuru (Japanese); Belyi zhuravl (Russian); Grulla blanco cue110 (Spanish). Range: Resident in northern India, east to Burma, on the Malay Peninsula, and in Indo-Chinese countries, and in northern Australia. Probably extirpated from the Philippine Islands, and perhaps also from Burma, Thailand, and Malaysia.
Citation Information
Paul A. Johnsgard. "Cranes of the World: Sarus Crane (Grus antigone)" (1983)
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