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Whooping Crane

Scientific Name: Grus americana Family: Gruidae Order: Gruiformes
Size: 52 inches Range: Few specific locations. One of these is in Central Florida Habitat: Marshy habitats
Comments: Huge white bird. Much bigger than a Great Egret

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Photo 1 of 1.   Location: Central Florida.   Date: 2006-01-01

Nice find. These are very rare. Note the banding.