Cranes (Gruidae)

White-naped Crane (Grus vipio) - HBW 3, p. 87

French: Grue à cou blanc German: Weißnackenkranich Spanish: Grulla Cuelliblanca
Other common names: Japanese White-necked Crane

Taxonomy: Grus vipio Pallas, 1811, Transbaikalia.
Monotypic.

Distribution: NE Mongolia, NE China and extreme SE Russia. Winters in Korea, S Japan and CE China, along middle and lower R Yangtze.