Grey Crowned Crane Balearica regulorum


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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Species factsheet: Balearica regulorum. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 09/04/2020. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2020) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 09/04/2020.