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Blue Crane

Grus paradisea (Lichtenstein, AAH, 1793)

The Blue Crane (Anthropoides paradiseus), also known as the Stanley Crane and the Paradise Crane, is the national bird of South Africa. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Gruiformes
Family:
  Gruidae
Genus:
  Grus

Scientific:
  Grus paradisea

Citation:
  (Lichtenstein, AAH, 1793)

Reference:
  Cat.Rer.nat.rar. p.28,29 no.283

Protonym:
  Ardea paradisea

Avibase ID:
  361AC2690622329F

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/361AC269

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 707817


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Geographic range:

  • Grus paradisea: Locally in n Namibia, s Zimbabwe and South Africa
English:
Blue Crane
Czech:
jeřáb rajský
German:
Paradieskranich
Danish:
Paradistrane
Spanish:
Grulla del Paraíso
Finnish:
hopeakurki
French:
Grue de paradis
Icelandic:
Blátrana
Italian:
Gru del paradiso
Japanese:
hagoromozuru
Japanese:
ハゴロモヅル
Dutch:
Stanleys Kraanvogel
Norwegian:
Blåtrane
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Blåtrane
Polish:
zuraw rajski
Portuguese:
Grou-do-paraíso
Russian:
Райский Четырёхкрылый журавль
Slovak:
žeriav rajský
Swedish:
paradistrana
Ukrainian:
Журавель блакитний
Chinese:
蓝蓑羽鹤


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Blue Crane ( Anthropoides paradiseus)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Blue Crane ( Anthropoides paradiseus)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Blue Crane ( Anthropoides paradiseus)
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Blue Crane ( Anthropoides paradiseus)
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Blue Crane ( Anthropoides paradiseus)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Blue Crane ( Anthropoides paradiseus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Blue Crane ( Grus paradisea)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Blue Crane ( Anthropoides paradiseus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Blue Crane ( Anthropoides paradiseus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Blue Crane ( Grus paradisea)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Blue Crane ( Grus paradisea)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Blue Crane ( Grus paradisea)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Blue Crane ( Grus paradisea)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Blue Crane ( Grus paradisea)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Blue Crane ( Grus paradisea)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Blue Crane ( Grus paradisea)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Blue Crane ( Grus paradisea)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Blue Crane ( Grus paradisea)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Blue Crane ( Anthropoides paradiseus)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Blue Crane ( Anthropoides paradiseus)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Blue Crane ( Anthropoides paradiseus)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Blue Crane ( Anthropoides paradiseus)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Blue Crane ( Anthropoides paradiseus)
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Blue Crane ( Anthropoides paradiseus)
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Blue Crane ( Anthropoides paradiseus)
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Blue Crane ( Anthropoides paradiseus)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Blue Crane ( Anthropoides paradiseus)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Blue Crane ( Anthropoides paradiseus)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Grue de paradis ( Anthropoides paradiseus)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Grue de paradis ( Grus paradisea)
Clements 1st edition:
Blue Crane ( Anthropoides paradisea)
Clements 3rd edition:
Paradise Crane ( Anthropoides paradisea)
Clements 4th edition:
Blue Crane ( Grus paradisea)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Blue Crane ( Grus paradisea)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Blue Crane ( Grus paradisea)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Blue Crane ( Grus paradisea)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Blue Crane ( Grus paradisea)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Blue Crane ( Grus paradisea)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Blue Crane ( Grus paradisea)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Blue Crane ( Grus paradisea)
Clements 6th edition:
Blue Crane ( Anthropoides paradiseus)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Blue Crane ( Anthropoides paradiseus)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Blue Crane ( Anthropoides paradiseus)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Blue Crane ( Anthropoides paradiseus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Blue Crane ( Anthropoides paradiseus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Blue Crane ( Anthropoides paradiseus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Blue Crane ( Anthropoides paradiseus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Blue Crane ( Anthropoides paradiseus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Blue Crane ( Anthropoides paradiseus)
Clements, version 2015:
Blue Crane ( Anthropoides paradiseus)
Clements, version 2016:
Blue Crane ( Anthropoides paradiseus)
Clements, version 2017:
Blue Crane ( Anthropoides paradiseus)
Clements, version 2018:
Blue Crane ( Anthropoides paradiseus)
Clements, version 2019:
Blue Crane ( Anthropoides paradiseus)
eBird version 1.50:
Blue Crane ( Anthropoides paradiseus)
eBird version 1.52:
Blue Crane ( Anthropoides paradiseus)
eBird version 1.53:
Blue Crane ( Anthropoides paradiseus)
eBird version 1.54:
Blue Crane ( Anthropoides paradiseus)
eBird version 1.55:
Blue Crane ( Anthropoides paradiseus)
eBird version 2015:
Blue Crane ( Anthropoides paradiseus)
eBird version 2016:
Blue Crane ( Anthropoides paradiseus)
eBird version 2017:
Blue Crane ( Anthropoides paradiseus)
eBird version 2018:
Blue Crane ( Anthropoides paradiseus)
eBird version 2019:
Blue Crane ( Anthropoides paradiseus)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Stanley Crane ( Anthropoides paradisea)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Stanley Crane ( Anthropoides paradisea)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Blue Crane ( Anthropoides paradiseus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Blue Crane ( Anthropoides paradiseus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Blue Crane ( Anthropoides paradiseus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Blue Crane ( Anthropoides paradiseus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Blue Crane ( Anthropoides paradiseus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Blue Crane ( Anthropoides paradiseus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Blue Crane ( Anthropoides paradiseus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Blue Crane ( Anthropoides paradiseus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Blue Crane ( Anthropoides paradiseus)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Blue Crane ( Grus paradisea)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Blue Crane ( Grus paradisea)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Blue Crane ( Anthropoides paradisea)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Blue Crane ( Anthropoides paradiseus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Blue Crane ( Anthropoides paradiseus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Blue Crane ( Anthropoides paradiseus)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Blue Crane ( Anthropoides paradiseus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Blue Crane ( Anthropoides paradiseus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Blue Crane ( Anthropoides paradiseus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Blue Crane ( Anthropoides paradiseus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Blue Crane ( Anthropoides paradiseus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Blue Crane ( Anthropoides paradiseus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Blue Crane ( Anthropoides paradiseus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Blue Crane ( Anthropoides paradiseus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Blue Crane ( Anthropoides paradiseus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Blue Crane ( Anthropoides paradiseus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Blue Crane ( Anthropoides paradiseus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Blue Crane ( Anthropoides paradiseus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Blue Crane ( Grus paradisea)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Blue Crane ( Grus paradisea)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Blue Crane ( Grus paradisea)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Blue Crane ( Grus paradisea)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Blue Crane ( Grus paradisea)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Blue Crane ( Grus paradisea)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Blue Crane ( Grus paradisea)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Blue Crane ( Grus paradisea)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Blue Crane ( Grus paradisea)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Blue Crane ( Grus paradisea)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Blue Crane ( Grus paradisea)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Blue Crane ( Grus paradisea)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Blue Crane ( Grus paradisea)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Blue Crane ( Grus paradisea)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Blue Crane ( Grus paradisea)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Blue Crane ( Grus paradisea)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Blue Crane ( Grus paradisea)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Blue Crane ( Grus paradisea)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Blue Crane ( Grus paradisea)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Blue Crane ( Grus paradisea)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Blue Crane ( Grus paradisea)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Blue Crane ( Grus paradisea)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Blue Crane ( Grus paradisea)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Blue Crane ( Grus paradisea)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Blue Crane ( Grus paradisea)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Blue Crane ( Grus paradisea)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Blue Crane ( Grus paradisea)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Blue Crane ( Grus paradisea)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Blue Crane ( Grus paradisea)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Blue Crane ( Grus paradisea)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Stanley Crane ( Anthropoides paradisea)
James Lee Peters:
Anthropoides paradisea
James Lee Peters (original):
Anthropoïdes paradisea
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Anthropoïdes paradisea
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Blue Crane ( Grus paradisea)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Blue Crane ( Grus paradisea)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Blue Crane ( Grus paradisea)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Anthropoides paradiseus
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Grus paradisea

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms


Afrikaans: Bloukraanvoël
Catalan: Grua del paradís
Czech: Jeráb rajský, jeřáb rajský
Danish: Paradistrane
German: Paradieskranich
English: Blue Crane, Paradise Crane, Stanley Crane, Stanley' crane
English (IOC): Blue Crane
Spanish: Grulla del Paraíso
Spanish (Spain): Grulla del Paraíso
Spanish (HBW): Blue Crane
Estonian: paradiisikurg, valgepõsk-haigur
Finnish: Hopeakurki
French: Grue de paradis, Grue de Stanley, Grue du paradis
Hungarian: paradicsomdaru
Icelandic: Blátrana
Italian: Gru del Paradiso
Japanese: hagoromoduru, hagoromozuru
Japanese: ハゴロモヅル
Scientific: Anthropoides paradisae, Anthropoides paradisea, Anthropoïdes paradisea, Anthropoides paradiseus, Ardea paradisea, Grus paradisea
Lithuanian: Rojinė gervė
Dutch: Paradijskraanvogel, Stanley Kraanvogel, Stanley-kraanvogel, Stanleys Kraanvogel
Norwegian Nynorsk: Blåtrane
Norwegian: Blåtrane
Sotho, Northern: Mogolodi
Polish: zuraw rajski, żuraw rajski
Portuguese: Grou-do-paraíso
Russian: Африканская красавка, Райский журавль, Райский Четырёхкрылый журавль
Slovak: Žeriav rajský, žeriavec rajský
Serbian: Plavi ždral
Sotho, Southern: Mohololi
Swedish: Blåtrana, Paradistrana
Tswana: Mogôlôri
Ukrainian: Журавель блакитний
Xhosa: Indwe
Chinese: 蓝蓑羽鹤
Chinese (Traditional): 藍鶴
Zulu: iNdwa

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