grey crown and wings; white neck, face, upper breast (Zoo; 2008-12-21)

Wattled Crane
Grus carunculatus

Native Range: Africa

Notes: a large crane native to southeastern Africa where it inhabits shallow wetlands and adjoining grasslands.

red protuberances at bill base; white wattles from face (Zoo; 2008-12-21)

head portrait; note the white facial wattles (Zoo; 2008-12-21)