Crane, West-African Crowned

Crane, West-African Crowned

Balearica pavonina pavonina

Vital Statistics

Height:

3 feet

Weight:

4 - 6 lbs

Diet:

Crane diet and mealworms

Conservation:

Status: Vulnerable

Geographic Region

Wet and dry habitats in Africa, south of the Sahara

At The Zoo

Fabric of Africa

Did You Know?

They can perch in a tree, which is unusual for cranes, and have a well-developed hind toe to help.