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Grey Crowned-Crane

Balearica regulorum (Bennett, ET 1834)

The grey crowned crane, also known as the African crowned crane, golden crested crane, golden-crowned crane, East African crane, East African crowned crane, African Crane, Eastern crowned crane, South African crane, Crested crane, is a bird in the crane family, Gruidae. It is found in eastern and southern Africa, and is the national bird of Uganda. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Gruiformes
Family:
  Gruidae
Genus:
   Balearica
Scientific:
  Balearica regulorum


Original description

Citation:
  (Bennett, ET 1834)

Reference:
   Proc. Zool. Soc. London (1833), Part 1, no.11 p.118

Protonym:
  Anthropoïdes Regulorum

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/12859558


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  D10CAC5DE781E990

Avibase ID:
  avibase-D10CAC5D

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/D10CAC5D


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 558845


ENDANGERED

Geographic range:

  • Balearica regulorum regulorum: S Angola and n Namibia to Zimbabwe and e South Africa
  • Balearica regulorum gibbericeps: Uganda and Kenya to n Zimbabwe and n Mozambique
English:
Grey Crowned-Crane
Catalan:
Grua coronada collgrisa
Czech:
jeřáb královský
Danish:
Grå Kronetrane
German:
Grauhals-Kronenkranich
Spanish:
Grulla Coronada Cuelligrís
Spanish (Spain):
Grulla Coronada Cuelligrís
Finnish:
etelänkruunukurki
French:
Grue royale
Croatian:
bjelolici ždral
Hungarian:
szürkenyakú koronásdaru
Icelandic:
Kóngtrana
Italian:
Gru coronata grigia
Japanese (romaji):
hoojirokanmurizuru
Japanese:
ホオジロカンムリヅル
Lithuanian:
Pilkavainikė gervė
Dutch:
Grijze Kroonkraanvogel
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Gråkrontrane
Norwegian:
Gråkrontrane
Polish:
koronnik szary
Portuguese:
Grou-coroado-austral
Russian:
Венценосный журавль
Slovak:
žurav kráľovský
Serbian:
Sivi krunasti ždral
Swedish:
grå krontrana
Ukrainian:
вінценос південний
Chinese:
灰冕鹤
Chinese (Traditional):
灰冠鶴〔東非冕鶴〕


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Grey Crowned Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Grey Crowned Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Grey Crowned Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Grey Crowned Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Grey Crowned Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Grey Crowned Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Grey Crowned-Crane ( Balearica regulorum)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Grey Crowned-Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Grey Crowned-Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Grey Crowned-Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Grey Crowned-Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Grey Crowned-Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Grey Crowned-Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Grey Crowned-Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Grey Crowned-Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Grey Crowned-crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Grey Crowned-crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Grey Crowned-crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Grey Crowned-crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Grey Crowned-crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Grey Crowned-crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Grey Crowned-crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Grey Crowned-crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Grey Crowned-crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Grey Crowned-crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Grey Crowned-crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Grey Crowned-crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Grey Crowned-crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Grey Crowned-crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Grey Crowned-crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Grey Crowned Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Grey Crowned Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Grey Crowned Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Grue royale ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Grue royale ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
South African Crowned Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Gray Crowned-Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
South African Crowned Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Gray Crowned-Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Gray Crowned-Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Gray Crowned-Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Gray Crowned-Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Gray Crowned-Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Gray Crowned-Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Gray Crowned-Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Gray Crowned-Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Gray Crowned-Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Gray Crowned-Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Gray Crowned-Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Gray Crowned-Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Gray Crowned-Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Gray Crowned-Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Gray Crowned-Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Gray Crowned-Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Gray Crowned-Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Gray Crowned-Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Gray Crowned-Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Gray Crowned-Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Gray Crowned-Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Gray Crowned-Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Gray Crowned-Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Gray Crowned-Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Gray Crowned-Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Gray Crowned-Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Gray Crowned-Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Gray Crowned-Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Gray Crowned-Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Gray Crowned-Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Gray Crowned-Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Gray Crowned-Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Gray Crowned-Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
South African Crowned Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
South African Crowned Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Grey Crowned Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Grey Crowned Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Grey Crowned Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Grey Crowned Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Grey Crowned Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Grey Crowned Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Grey Crowned Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Grey Crowned Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Grey Crowned Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Grey Crowned Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Grey Crowned Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Grey Crowned Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Grey Crowned-crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Grey Crowned-crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Grey Crowned-crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Grey Crowned-crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Grey Crowned Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Grey Crowned Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Grey Crowned Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Grey Crowned Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Grey Crowned Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Grey Crowned Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Grey Crowned Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Grey Crowned Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Grey Crowned Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Grey Crowned Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Grey Crowned Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Grey Crowned Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Grey Crowned Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Grey Crowned Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Grey Crowned Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Grey Crowned Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Grey Crowned Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Grey Crowned Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Grey Crowned Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Grey Crowned Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Grey Crowned Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Grey Crowned Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Grey Crowned Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Grey Crowned Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Grey Crowned Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Grey Crowned Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Grey Crowned Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Grey Crowned Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Grey Crowned Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Grey Crowned Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Grey Crowned Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Grey Crowned Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Grey Crowned Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Grey Crowned Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Grey Crowned Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Grey Crowned Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Grey Crowned Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Grey Crowned Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Grey Crowned Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Grey Crowned Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Grey Crowned Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Grey Crowned Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Grey Crowned Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Grey Crowned Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Grey Crowned Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Gray Crowned Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Grey Crowned-Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Grey Crowned-Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Grey Crowned-Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Grey Crowned Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Grey Crowned Crane ( Balearica regulorum) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Balearica regulorum [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Balearica regulorum [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Balearica [pavonina or regulorum] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Afrikaans: Mahem, Mahem (Mahemkraanvoël)
Bashkir: тажлы торна
Bulgarian: Сив коронован жерав
Bengali: হভমটঝুুঁটি ঳ায঳
Bengali (transliteration): mēṭējhum̐ṭi sārasa
Catalan: Grua coronada collgrisa, Grua coronada grisa
Czech: Jeráb královský, jeřáb královský
Chuvash: пуç кăшăллă тăрна
Danish: Grå Kronetrane, Grå Krontrane
German: Grauhals-Kronenkranich, Kronenkranich, Südafrika-Kronenkranich, Südafrikanischer Kronenkranich, SüdafrikanischerKronenkranich
English: Blue-necked Crane, Blue-necked Crowned-Crane, Crowned Crane, Gray Crane, Gray Crowned Crane, Gray Crowned-Crane, Gray-crowned Crane, Grey Crane, Grey Crowned Crane, Grey Crowned-Crane, Grey-crowned Crane, Northern Crowned Crane, Royal Crane, Royal Crowned-Crane, South African Crowned Crane, South African-crowned Crane, Southern Crowned Crane
English, HBW: Grey Crowned-crane
English (IOC): Grey Crowned Crane
English (Kenya): Grey Crowned Crane
English (United States): Gray Crowned-Crane
English (South Africa): Grey Crowned Crane
Esperanto: Griza kronogruo
Spanish: Grulla Coronada Cuelligris, Grulla Coronada Cuelligrís, Grulla Real Gris
Spanish (Spain): Grulla Coronada Cuelligrís
Spanish (HBW): Gray Crowned-Crane
Estonian: lõuna-kroonkurg
Finnish: Etelänkruunukurki
French: Grue coronnée grise, Grue grise à couronne, Grue royale
Croatian: bjelolici ždral
Hungarian: szürkenyakú koronásdaru
Icelandic: Kóngtrana
Italian: Gru coronata, Gru coronata cenerina, Gru coronata grigia
Japanese (romaji): hoojirokammuriduru, hoojirokanmurizuru
Japanese: ホオジロカンムリヅル, ホオヂロカンムリヅル
Kara-Kalpak: тажлы тырна
Mongolian, Halh: залаат тогоруу, цацагт тогоруу
Kazakh: қара тәжді тырна, шығыс тәжді тырнасы
Kwangali: Engwangali
Kirghiz: чыгыш таажылуу турнасы
Scientific: Anthropoïdes Regulorum, Balearica pavonina regulorum, Balearica regulorum, Balearica regulorum regulorum
Lithuanian: Pilkakuodė gervė, Pilkavainikė gervė
Mongolian: залаат тогоруу, цацагт тогоруу
Dutch: Grijze Kroonkraan, Grijze Kroonkraanvogel
Norwegian Nynorsk: Gråkrontrane
Norwegian: Gråkrontrane
Polish: koronnik szary
Portuguese: Grou-coroado-austral
Portuguese (Portugal): grou-coroado-cinzento
Russian: Венценосный журавль, Восточный венценосный журавль, южный венценосный журавль
Slovak: žurav kráľovský
Serbian: Sivi krunasti ždral
Sotho, Southern: Lehehemu
Swedish: Grå krontrana
Swahili: Korongo Taji, Ndegechai
Tajik: куланги тоҷдор, турнаи тоҷдор
Tswana: Leowang
Turkish: Gri taçlı turna
Tsonga: Sekwarhandzana
Tatar: таҗлы торна
Ukrainian: вінценос південний, Вінценос південний, або журавель-вінценос південний
Xhosa: Ihem
Chinese: 灰冕鹤
Chinese (Traditional): 灰冠鶴〔東非冕鶴〕
Zulu: uNohemu

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