Fulica americana, American coot
Plate 239 from John James Audubon's Birds of America, original double elephant folio (1834-35), hand-coloured aquatint. Engraved, printed and coloured by R. Havell (& Son), London. Date:
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Australian's Iconic Brolga Crane
A brolga showing how it lives in its environment. There are a number of traditional Aboriginal legends and dances are associated with the bird, and use movements that mimick their graceful performances. The name Brolga is taken from the Aboriginal language Gamilaraay, in which they are called, burralga.
Brolgas are one of Australia's largest flying birds – they stand a metre tall and have a wing span up to 2.4 metres.
White-backed Vulture -Gyps africanus- and Black Crowned Cranes -Balearica pavonina- on a dead tree, Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya, East Africa, Africa, PublicGround
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