Cranes are large to very large birds, with long legs and necks, streamlined bodies, and rounded wings. The 15 species live in wetlands and grasslands around the world, except South America. Some migrate; others do not.
The smallest is the Demoiselle Crane; the largest, the Sarus Crane, is the world's tallest flying bird.
Within the crane family are two groups.
Tells about how they make sounds, run, and fight, and why they are one of the most endangered bird families in the world.
Non-profit organization that uses ultra light aircraft to return migrating Whooping cranes to eastern North America. Contains facts and information on crane migration photographs.
See what they look like and hear their call. Learn where they live and why they are endangered.
Read cool facts, learn where they go in the summer and winter, and hear what they sound like.
Thanks to DMOZ, which built a great web directory for nearly two decades and freely shared it with the web. About us