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sandhill crane

División en sílabas: sand·hill crane
Pronunciación: /ˈsandˌhil ˌkrān/

Definición de sandhill crane en inglés:

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A chiefly migratory North American crane with grayish plumage and a red crown.
  • Grus canadensis, family Gruidae
Example sentences
  • Two species are native to North America, the whooping crane and the sandhill crane (G. canadensis).
  • With the Mississippi sandhill crane breeding facility in operation for seven years, the Audubon facility has proven that dwindling crane populations can be boosted through a combination of artificial insemination and hand-rearing.
  • The ‘Marshland Elegy’ chapter of Sand County ends with an epitaph to the sandhill crane.

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