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About red-crowned cranes

Biology
For centuries, the red-crowned crane has been revered as a symbol of good luck and longevity in countries in East Asia. However, there are only about... More

Island population
In Japan, the red-crowned crane was thought to have become extinct at the beginning of the 20th century. However, a small number of surviving individuals has... More


Continental population
The continental population of red-crowned cranes breeds in south-eastern Russia and north-eastern China and winters in the Korean Peninsula and eastern China.

In the landscape
The red-crowned crane is found primarily in wetlands. Our wetlands are
interconnected with other ecosystems across... More




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