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Noun1.Gruidae - cranesGruidae - cranes          
bird family - a family of warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
Gruiformes, order Gruiformes - inland marsh-dwelling birds with long legs and necks and bills that wade in water in search of food: cranes; rails; bustards
crane - large long-necked wading bird of marshes and plains in many parts of the world
genus Grus, Grus - type genus of the Gruidae: typical cranes
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Phasianidae contained 2 species of Phasianoidiformes and Gruidae included 1 species of Guiformes.
Population size and behavior pattern of Grus canadensis (Aves: Gruidae) in two localities of Cuba.
Presence of amphibians and reptiles (hereafter A&Rs) in the diet of cranes (Gruidae) is known mostly from anecdotal reports and opportunistic observations (Archibald and Meine, 1996).
Whooping cranes (Grus americana) are one of two extant crane species native to North America (Family Gruidae).