Order
Gruiformes
Family
Gruidae
Genus
Balearica
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Grey Crowned-crane Balearica regulorum

George W. Archibald, Curt D. Meine, and Ernest Garcia
Version: 1.0 — Published September 1, 2017

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Recommended Citation

Archibald, G.W., C.D. Meine, and E. F. J. Garcia (2017). Grey Crowned-crane (Balearica regulorum). In Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (J. del Hoyo, A. Elliott, J. Sargatal, D. A. Christie, and E. de Juana, Editors). Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. Retrieved from Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive: https://birdsoftheworld.org/hbw/species/grccra1/1.0