A Bird called Lorna… A Grey Crowned Crane..

Grey Crowned Crane (Balearica regulorum)

The way this bird was preening itself I had to call it Lorna. Why Lorna? Who knows?

There are two subspecies. The East African B. r. gibbericeps (Crested Crane) occurs from eastern DRC through Uganda, of which it is the national bird represented in its national flag, and Kenya to eastern South Africa. (That’s where I am.)

So this bird can be seen on the flag of Uganda now there’s a reason to call her Lorna.



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