- Falco subniger
- Birds of Prey
The Black Crowned-Crane is a magnificent species of crane found in sub-Saharan parts of Africa. These birds have a mostly dark plumage, with white along the upper wings. They are named for their black body plumage and for the distinctive crown of golden feathers that they have on their heads.
The preferred habitat of Black Crowned-Cranes is freshwater marshes and wet grasslands. They are omnivorous and feed on plant material like grasses and seeds, as well as small prey items including insects and small vertebrates and invertebrates.
|Hatched||Added to Birdorable on: 20 March 2015|
|Scientific Name||Balearica pavonina|
|Birdorable Family||Rails, Cranes & Friends|
(as of 19 January 2017)
39 to 41 inches
71 to 79 inches
106 to 141 ounces
|Range||West Africa Central Africa|