demoiselle crane

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Related to Anthropoides virgo: demoiselle crane, Grus virgo

demoiselle crane

n.
A small crane (Anthropoides virgo) of Asia, northern Africa, and Europe, having gray and black plumage, long black breast feathers, and white plumes at the side of the head.
Translations
grulla damiselazaida
neitokurki
References in periodicals archive ?
The Anthropoides Virgo cranes make up one of 15 species of the birds that exist in the wild.
Even the smallest crane, the dainty demoiselle (Anthropoides virgo), is nearly three feet long.