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.