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  • Columbus, Ohio, USA
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  • Columbus, Ohio, USA
  • Parc Des Oiseaux, Villars les Dombes, France
  • Parc Des Oiseaux, Villars les Dombes, France
  • Parc Des Oiseaux, Villars les Dombes, France
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East African Crowned Crane

Balearica regulorum

Columbus, Ohio, USA

Endangered

The current population size has recently been estimated at 26,500-33,500 (Morrison in press) and is placed in the 20,00-49,999 range. This roughly equates to 17,700-22,300 mature individuals Read More

The species is threatened by the loss and degradation of wetland breeding areas through drought-related changes in land-use (such as for cultivation [T. Fakarayi in litt. 2016]), drainage and overgrazing (del Hoyo et al. 1996) (e.g. uncontrolled cattle grazing [Kampamba and Pope 1996]), as well as through the heavy use of agricultural pesticides (del Hoyo et al. 1996, Meine and Archibald 1996), declines in fallowing practices, high sedimentation rates (del Hoyo et al. 1996) (due to deforestation [Meine and Archibald 1996]), uncontrolled grass and deep litter fires in the breeding season (Kampamba and Pope 1996), dam construction (del Hoyo et ... Read More

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BirdLife International 2016. Balearica regulorum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T22692046A93334893. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T22692046A93334893.en