sarus crane

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sa·rus crane

A large crane (Grus antigone) of Asia and northern Australia, having a partly red head and neck.

[Hindi sāras, from Sanskrit sārasaḥ, from sārasa-, of lakes, from saraḥ, saras-, lake.]
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These include the International Union for Conservation of Nature ( IUCN) red- listed Painted Stork, Sarus Crane, Black- Necked Stork, Black- Tailed Godwit and Black- Headed Ibis.
Many semi-endemic species such as Sarus Crane, Long-billed Vulture, Swamp Francolin, Black-breasted Parrotbill and Greater Adjutant have the majority of their population in India.
According to court records, some of the endangered species were the Yellow-crowned Amazon, the Green-winged Macaw, the black-and-white ruffed lemur, the Sarus Crane, Red-breasted Parakeet, the Toco Toucan, the Safforn Toucanet, the Serval Cat, and the red-footed tortoise.
Etawah, Uttar Pradesh, June 16 (ANI): The population of Sarus crane in Etawah district of Uttar Pradesh is fast dwindling due to illegal poaching.
There is little information regarding the impact of floods on breeding success of this species but, floods were a major cause for breeding failure of the Indian Sarus Crane (Grus antigone antigone) with 12.
Once abundant throughout its historic range in Southeast Asia, the sarus crane, which is the world's tallest flying bird, also fell victim to the Indochina turmoil of the 1960s and 1970s.
Among MaharashtraAEs threatened bird list are White-rumped Vulture (in Mumbai), Great Indian bustard, painted stork, black-necked stork, sarus crane and lesser flamingo (in Mumbai, too).
George Archibald will lead the way as we discover the efforts of the International Crane Foundation in Indochina to save the world's tallest bird, the Sarus crane.
The winged visitors include critically endangered Indian white- backed or white- rumped vulture, long billed vulture, endangered Egyptian vulture, vulnerable Dalmatian pelican, sarus crane and near- threatened darter, painted stork, black necked stork and lesser flamingo among others.
The wetlands have some of the most threatened species such as the sarus crane and black-necked stork that are unusual in any other place in the world," he said.
The wetlands are of international significance for many waterbirds including whistling ducks, sarus cranes, pied herons, brolgas and waders, Cr Pascoe said.
The birds are vastly different in size, from 10-gram Japanese white-eyes to 7,000-gram sarus cranes.