肉垂鹤 Rou Chui He
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.