Anthropoides virgo

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Anthropoides virgo

demoiselle crane.
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HI THERE: These Demoiselle Crane chicks are a cause for delight at Martin Mere wildfowl centre
Two exceptions are the demoiselle crane, which occupies the steppes and deserts of eastern Europe, Central Asia, and northeast Africa; and the blue crane (A.
Unlike cranes of the genus Grus, such as the whitenaped, the demoiselle crane, Anthropoides virgo, lacks the crown of carmine skin that makes those larger birds so striking, but the very simplicity of its markings-silver gray and black-set off by a silken bib of black plumes at the breast, make it one of the most beautiful of its family.
In peak season thousands of winged visitors, especially the elegant demoiselle crane, also known as kunch and kurja in local parlance, arrive in droves.