White-naped Cranes

Representing North-Eastern Asia, our White-naped cranes enjoy a habitat that is front-and-center of our beautiful Asia Trek. Our male and female have a strong pair-bond and can usually be seen together, foraging for insects. They can also be heard making their unison call to protect their territory and strengthen their bond. In early Spring, witness these elegant birds in their mating ritual. As part of the Species Survival Plan, this pair has successfully raised two chicks together.

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Life Expectancy
30 Years
Conservation Status
12 pounds


Northeastern Asia

White-naped Cranes have a broad range throughout northeastern Asia. Following seasonal migratory patterns takes them from Mongolia as far south as the Japanese island of Kyushu. Wintering in the demilitarized zone between North and South Korea, these birds are the symbol of peace for the Korean peninsula. For more information, visit savingcranes.org.

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