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Swati 13 India
21 Jul 2008 7:43AM
dont know the name but its a nice capture....
Bluetooth 14 18 England
21 Jul 2008 8:47AM
It is a crowned or crested crane, depending where in the world you are I think.

whiteswan01 13 13 England
21 Jul 2008 1:34PM
crested crane nice shot Dawn
BigJJ 13
21 Jul 2008 1:53PM
it's a grey crowned crane, the national bird of Uganda!
22 Jul 2008 8:29PM
nice shot
cjl47 13 5 3 England
29 Jul 2008 8:03AM
Smashing shot
kanu 13 India
31 Jul 2008 1:57PM
Great Shot
Lexical 14 United Kingdom
3 Aug 2008 6:51AM
Great Shot
Sahyadri 13 61 2 India
3 Aug 2008 8:09AM
lovely shot Nabs...
stevieasp 14 7 England
3 Aug 2008 12:22PM
Great capture Nabs,
4 Aug 2008 1:38PM
Excellent shot of the crested Crane...
nanuninuin 13 3 India
4 Aug 2008 6:01PM
Super shot
lostintime 13 13 6 Germany
5 Aug 2008 7:05AM
What a colourful fellow, great capture.
photophantom 13 108 3 Philippines
6 Aug 2008 8:02AM
Crested Crane indeed. Gorgeous shot
m3lem 15 England
6 Aug 2008 6:41PM
Great shot
Andrea x
Silverzone 14 2 England
7 Aug 2008 9:07PM
Super shot. Sylvia
Xxticy 13 1 United States
8 Aug 2008 4:49AM
Great capture, and lovely looking bird...
SRC15 13 United Kingdom
8 Aug 2008 6:51AM
Awesome Shot,,

GalleryGirl 14 4 2 United Kingdom
9 Aug 2008 4:31PM
Fine looking fella.
Marilyn x
Andrew_Hurley 15 71 73 United Kingdom
15 Aug 2008 12:56PM
I believe its called an East African Crested Crane to give it its full title, although there appears to be a couple of variation on this.

If you get another chance to photograph it, take a picture of just its head (If it stays still long enough!). It is a really unusual bird and one of my favourites. I have a friend (John Wellman!) who calls it a "Punk Duck!!!". He is not an authority on Wildlife! (and neither am I).

Just a small point, you need commas between your tags (and not spaces!). Other websites insist on spaces (Flickr for example!)

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