Habitat: Lowland plains & open wetlands
Weight: 15-19 lbs
Incubation Period: 31-34 days
Number of Young: 1-2
Conservation Status: Vulnerable
- The Sarus Crane is the tallest flying bird.
- Sarus cranes have loud trumpeting calls, and are noted for their displays of calling in unison, posturing and "dancing” behaviors.
- Unlike most cranes, the Sarus does not migrate.
- They build large nest platforms which can be more than six feet in diameter and nearly three feet high.