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East African Crowned Crane

Regulorum Gibbericeps

EAST AFRICAN CROWNED CRANE (Regulorum Gibbericeps)

Type: Bird

Range: Africa

Diet: Omnivore

Height: 35 – 38 inches

Weight: 4 – 7 lbs.

East African Crowned Crane pair for life and courtship consists of dance-like motions that include behaviors such as bowing, jumping, running, stick or grass tossing and wing flapping. Both East African Crowned Crane parents participate in the incubation process. The chicks can run as soon as they hatch.
Fun Fact: East African or Grey Crowned Cranes are non-migratory and are the only crane to perch in trees.