Crane Relatives

What birds are cranes related to?

Cranes are related to herons, storks, spoonbills, flamingos, marabou, jabiru, bitterns, egrets, brolgas, and ibises.

 

Photographer: Martina Nicolls

Martina Nicolls: SIMILAR BUT DIFFERENT IN THE ANIMAL KINGDOM

Crested Crane

Crested Crane

Saddle-billed Stork

Saddle-Billed Stork

heron

Heron

Spoonbill

African Sacred Ibis

African Sacred Ibis

 

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