Reference Terms
from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Whooping Crane

The Whooping Craneis a very large crane.

It is the tallest North American bird.

Adults are white; they have a red crown and a long, dark, pointed bill.

They have long dark legs which trail behind in flight and a long neck that is kept straight in flight.

Black wing tips can be seen in flight.

Immature birds are pale brown.

The Whooping Crane is endangered mainly as a result of habitat loss.

Note:   The above text is excerpted from the Wikipedia article "Whooping Crane", which has been released under the GNU Free Documentation License.
Related Stories
 

Share This Page:


Plants & Animals News
July 31, 2015

Latest Headlines
updated 12:56 pm ET