Australians 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
Gamebirds Engraving 1851
Engraved illustrations of Members of the Orders Casuariiformes, Anseriformes, Galliformes and Gruiformes from Iconographic Encyclopedia of Science, Literature and Art, Published in 1851. Copyright has expired on this artwork. Digitally restored
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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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