PETER CHADWICK / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY PETER CHADWICK / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Southern crowned crane (Balearica regulorum regulorum) walking through grass. Both sexes have the fan-like crest on top of their heads which gives this bird its name. This bird is found throughout southern and eastern Africa, inhabiting marshes and wet grassland. It feeds on plants, seeds, insects and other small invertebrates. Photographed at Lake Nakuru, Kenya.
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