111. Grus antigone

111. Grus antigone.

THE SARUS CRANE.

Sirhaus (Hindi); Khur-sang, Assam; Sarus, Gyogya, Aracan.

Male 56" to 60"; 16 to 20 lbs. Female 53" to 55"; 15 to 17 1/2 lbs. Legs rose-red. Mid toe and claw 5". Bill green, tip brown. Head and neck nude, crimson, with few black hairs. White neck-ring.— In summer: Collar pure white. Resident in N. India. Usually seen in pairs and often with one or two young birds. Pair for life. Two or three eggs (3.96 x 2.56), white, blotched pale brown. (J. 863. B. 1409. H. & M. iii. 1.)

BookTitle: 
Game, Shore And Water Birds Of India
Reference: 
Le Messurier, Augustus. Game, Shore, and Water Birds of India Fourth Edition, 1904.
Title in Book: 
111. Grus antigone
Book Author: 
A Le Messurier
CatNo: 
111
Year: 
1904
Page No: 
137
Common name: 
Sarus Crane
M_ID: 
3811
M_CN: 
Sarus Crane
M_SN: 
Grus antigone
Volume: 
4th ed.
Term name: 
id: 
12822

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