Crane at Cheyenne Zoo (Colorado Springs, CO)

Taken at Cheyenne Zoo in Colorado Springs on 9/07.

Their web is:

By Mary Lou from Abingdon, MD

Editor's Note: I'm not sure what these birds are. Can anyone identify these lovely creatures?

October 30, 20070 found this helpful

Southern African Crowned Crane -- very endangered.

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October 31, 20070 found this helpful

I hope this Zoo has a breeding program, or else they are contributing to the demise of this lovely species.

Having experience on the California Condor project, I know how difficult it can be to determine sex in some birds.

Lovely bird.

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November 1, 20070 found this helpful

Go to the 3rd picture down the page; I believe they are the same kind of birds:

Also, try this link: ... ane&fr2=tab-web&fr=yfp-t-501

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November 2, 20070 found this helpful

It is a Grey Crested Crane from dry savannah in Africa and south of the Sahara. More info from

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