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Sarus Crane Grus antigone  
Sarus Crane
Photographer : © Viral Patel and Pankaj Maheria
Location :Pariej Bird Sanctuary, Matar, Kheda, Gujarat, India
Date : 27 December 2015
English synonyms:Saras, Sarus, Saras Crane, Eastern Sarus Crane
Bird Family :Gruidae - Typical Cranes
Bird Group :GRUIFORMES
Red Data Status :Vulnerable
Remarks :There were more than 100 Sarus Cranes in cut-down and water-filled paddy field. They were busy in calling, foraging, playing and practicing display for next season. We spend almost 3 hours with them in harsh sunlight-there was lots of actions and so much to observe. You can see video on following link " https://youtu.be/H3hhnSR1QtI " - VP&PM