black-crowned crane

noun

Definition of black-crowned crane

: a crowned crane (Balearica pavonina) of sub-Saharan Africa that has dark gray feathers, white wing coverts, red and white cheek patches, a black crown on the front of the head, and a large yellow crest of long, stiff feathers on the back of the head

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“Black-crowned crane.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/black-crowned%20crane. Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

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