The demoiselle crane (Grus virgo) is a species of crane found in central Eurasia, ranging from the Black Sea to Mongolia and North Eastern China. There is also a small breeding population in Turkey. These cranes are migratory birds. Birds from western Eurasia will spend the winter in Africa whilst the birds from Asia, Mongolia and China will spend the winter in the Indian subcontinent. The bird is symbolically significant in the culture of North India, where it is known as the koonj.
Demoiselle Crane
Date Location Count
2020-11-01 16:24Ranjitpur Tank150
2020-11-19 11:05Mokarsagar Wetland Complex--Gosabara Creek200
2020-11-07 18:00Khijadiya Bird Sanctuary500
2020-11-23 07:28Sachana Beach100
2020-10-29 10:30Vadla Dam( 22.916, 71.971)2
2020-11-24 10:37Khichan--Demoiselle Crane Feeding Station4000
2020-11-23 15:10Khichan--Vijaysagar Lake1600
2020-11-02 16:15Nava Bandar (New Port) Rd30
2020-10-29 08:30Avaniya Lake200
2020-11-19 17:42Gajner Bird Sanctuary50
2020-11-19 16:19Juni Akhol7
2020-11-17 07:30Pariej Lake20
2020-10-31 06:33Tal Chhapar Sanctuary33
2020-11-21 15:53Jaswantgarh Flats
2020-11-12 15:00Dighal1
2020-11-15 15:01Asan Conservation Reserve2
2020-11-16 06:00Teesta riverbed JG1
2020-11-20 13:00China Agricultural Museum (中国农业博物馆)1