Scientific Name: Grus canadensis
- Gray or brownish in color.
- Dark red patch on crown.
- Whitish cheek, chin and upper throat.
- Large, long-legged, long-necked bird.
- Long, pointed black bill.
- Holds neck straight both at rest and in flight.
- Dark gray legs extended in flight.
- Long, fluffy tertials droop down over tail and primaries.