Rare Birds Of Southern Africa: Crane Species: Wattled, Blue & Crowned

The well known "Ghosts Of The Wetlands", the Blue Crane (SA's National Bird), The Grey Crowned Crane and the Wattled Crane are some of the most threatened large bird species in Southern Africa due to the demolition of true wetlands and grasslands, the 3 species of Cranes that are found in South Africa are listed below.