The Crane Bird are tall birds with long legs and necks, the head being either naked or tufted. Their wings are short and powerful, the feet unwebbed. They are the largest of the wading birds, and are found in most parts of the world except Malaysia. The hind toe is greatly elevated, and has a sharp claw. Noteworthy among this species is the N. Amer. These birds breeding places have for long been a mystery. Recent discoveries of the birds in Saskatchewan may enable steps to be taken for their protection, and to save them from rapid extinction.
Physical Characteristics Of The Crane Bird
- The crowned crane is a symbol of longevity and wealth.
- They are birds that prefer to swim and walk before they fly.
- the cranes have black legs and neck, both parts are very long, which gives them the ability to walk and fish in deep water.
- They measure between sixty centimeters and one and a half meters high, of course this will depend on the species.
- Within so many positive aspects of this beautiful and spectacular bird, it can be said that it is a magical being, which has gained a position of great relevance within Eastern societies.
- The crane has been filling with pleasant moments, strength, fidelity, hope, strength, together with its great beauty that fills with joy all the landscapes of which it is a part.
- The cranes are characterized by having a gray body, softer on the back. Then we can see in his face and throat only a black black plumage. They also have thick, long legs, which are up to one meter in length.
- They present great particularity in their wings, which reach up to two meters. When it makes its flight, it presents the flat and straight wings.
- Japanese legend says that the gods will fulfill your wish if you make a thousand cranes.
- The crane is a symbol of longevity, being long-lived birds, particularly considered as good luck birds.
- In that same order there are several species of them, such as the Damsel Crane , the Siberian Crane, the Crowned Crane, the Black-necked Crane and the White-necked Crane, it can be said that they can live up to about eighty-three years.
Why Japanese Crane Bird Is Special
The Japanese crane bird, is a singular wader, more than a meter high, sharp beak, long neck, head with a red tint, extensive wings and owns a beautiful black and white plumage that stands out in front of its other plumiferous sisters. His elegant movements, his agility and his strong reaction to danger, have been inspiration for hundreds of years for martial artists and artists of painting, literature and poetry.