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Common crane, Grus grus, AV1213

Physical Description

Tall long-legged bird, mounted in an upright flat-footed walking position on a wooden base. Wings are folded back against its body and head is facing forward. Head is tilted so that beak is pointing up, and neck is in an elongated S-curve. Has a dent in the shape of the back of its head where the red feathers start.

Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 1160 x 500 x 270mm

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