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BROLGA


 

Scientific name: Grus rubicunda
Family: Gruidae
Order: Gruiformes

 
Description

The Brolga is a large grey crane, with a featherless red head and grey crown. The legs are grey and there is a black dewlap under the chin. Females are shorter than males. The energetic dance performed by the Brolga is a spectacular sight. Displays may be given at any time of the year and by birds of any age.

 

 

 

BROLGA


 

Scientific name: Grus rubicunda
Family: Gruidae
Order: Gruiformes

 
Description

The Brolga is a large grey crane, with a featherless red head and grey crown. The legs are grey and there is a black dewlap under the chin. Females are shorter than males. The energetic dance performed by the Brolga is a spectacular sight. Displays may be given at any time of the year and by birds of any age.

 

 

 

comments (21)

  • Ray
  • Thailand
  • 29 Jan 2010, 00:54
Gorgeous portrait, Aussie.
  • vintage
  • Australia
  • 29 Jan 2010, 05:43
Good photo of a good looking Bird
  • zed
  • Australia
  • 29 Jan 2010, 05:44
Very nice Aussie
Super portrait of this bird.
Nice choice to make the background black and white really pops the crane and works well with the cranes details and colors.
  • Chris
  • England
  • 29 Jan 2010, 07:35
What a lovely picture of a very graceful bird
  • Brian
  • Australia
  • 29 Jan 2010, 09:55
Great Image. Where did you find him/her
Lovely bird and lovely image, Aussie.
They look similar to the sandhill crane which also does an elaborate dance. Wonderful shot.
What a wonderful portrait Aussie!
  • Marcie
  • United States
  • 29 Jan 2010, 13:11
What a beautiful bird..and such an exquisite capture. WOW!
Great portrait, lovely detail and processing Aussie.
Good one Aussie..Great detail.
Beautiful! you have really done a nice job capturing this lovely, majestic creature
Excellent picture of this lovely bird Aussie.
  • Louis
  • South Africa
  • 29 Jan 2010, 23:44
I can tell he is in love with you ... or with your camera smile Nice effect with the b&w background.
  • yvonne
  • United States
  • 30 Jan 2010, 03:55
Love the catch light in the eye, very cool
  • Ginnie
  • Netherlands
  • 1 Feb 2010, 07:02
Look at that face, Aussie. She's a beauty. smile
Good morning Aussie,he is a very hanson bird,he has very nice eyes,he looks like he has a berd,great shot mate,
So elegant and proud. Great photo.
Definitely a quality portrait, looks like he didn't finish shavingsmile

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