肉垂鹤

2017-06-09 14:05:06 | 

肉垂鹤 Rou Chui He

 名:Bugeranuscarunculatus

英文名:Wattled Crane

 类:鹤形目鹤科

 布:分布在非洲东南部

生活习性:肉垂鹤胸腹部黑色,头白色;喙红,两颌各有一个红色的扇形肉垂,雄鹤裸露的头顶呈灰色,雌鹤则带白色。留鸟。经常出入沼泽边缘和草原深处,在沼泽地里营巢,主食植物块茎。窝产卵1-2枚,孵化期约40天。受CITES附录Ⅱ保护。

Scientific name: Bugeranuscarunculatus

English name: Wattled Crane

Category: Gruiformes Gruidae

Distribution: Africa, south of the Sahara Desert

Habits: Almost fully feathered and hang down from under the upper throat. The skin in front of the eye extending to the base of the beak and tip of the wattles is red and bare of feathers that covered by small round wart-like bumps. Wattled Cranes are non-migratory birds. They usually inhabit in fairly inaccessible wetlands under most conditions. It requires shallow marsh-like habitats with a good deal of sedge-based vegetation. Wattled cranes lay 1 -2 eggs each time and incubate the eggs for 40 days. Listed  Appendix Ⅱ of CITES.