White-naped Crane

About the White-naped Crane
Also known as: White-necked Crane

The White-naped Crane is an Asian species of crane. Its breeding range extends from northeastern Mongolia across to southeastern Russia. Winters are spent in the DMZ, China, and Japan.

The White-naped Crane has a mostly grey plumage, with a bare red face. The species is named for its white nape; white feathers also cover the back of the head and throat. They are the only species of crane to have pinkish legs.

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