Demoiselle Crane

The Demoiselle Crane (Anthropoides virgo) is a species of crane in the family Gruidae. It's about 95 cm long with a 155–180 cm wingspan. It weighs 2–3 kg. It is the smallest species of crane.
The Demoiselle Crane is symbolically significant in the culture of India and Pakistan. In Urdu it's known as koonj (کونج).

Demoiselle Crane-Anthropoides virgo

7 comments:

Claudia said...

Beautiful photos!

Greetings

Sujana said...

It looks so majestic!

flutietootie said...

Wow. The crane not only has interesting facts but it is also beautiful.

CameraCruise said...

Great shots of the beautiful cranes!

Diane AZ said...

Beautiful cranes, they look so elegant!

- Yvonaut -
Das sind Raphael und Yvonne
said...

Great shots! Tehy really are so elegant and they have nice hair!
Have a nice weekend
Yvonne & Raphael

robert87004 said...

It is one beautiful crane

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