Red-Crowned Manchurian Crane

Red-Crowned Manchurian Crane

68 cm x 35 cm; watercolor on rice paper

Blog Post 106

The Red-crowned Manchurian crane is the world’s second rarest crane. It is a tall, graceful bird, which is mainly white with black lower wings.  An adult crane has a bare patch of skin on top of its bright red head. Its beak is olive-green and its legs are black.

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