Taxon profile


Sarus Crane
Grus antigone (Linnaeus, 1758)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Gruiformes »  family Gruidae - cranes »  genus Grus

Scientific synonyms

Antigone antigone (Linnaeus, 1758)
Antigone antigoni
Ardea antigone Linnaeus, 1758

IUCN category:Vulnerable


Taxon in country check-lists*

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Included taxa

Number of records: 4

subspecies Grus antigone antigone (Linnaeus, 1758) - Indian Sarus Crane

Grus antigone antigone - Indian Sarus Crane

subspecies Grus antigone gillae Schodde, Blackman & Haffenden, 1989 - Australian Sarus Crane

Grus antigone gillae - Australian Sarus Crane

subspecies Grus antigone luzonica Hachisuka, 1941 - Luzon Sarus Crane
subspecies Grus antigone sharpii Blanford, 1895 - Indochinese Sarus Crane

Grus antigone sharpii - Indochinese Sarus Crane

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [965133f8-ded8-4bf0-9d2c-ec33716734e9]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Grus antigone (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 2 February 2015
EN Bird Life 5.1 [2787]

Bird Life [] [as Grus antigone (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 7.3 [] [as Antigone antigone (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 18 November 2017
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Grus antigone (Linnaeus, 1758)]
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7 [], Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Grus antigone]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013

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