Range. - North America in the interior, breeding from Hudson Bay and southern Alaska north to the Arctic coast; south in winter to Mexico.
This uniform gray colored Crane differs from the next species only in size, being about three feet in length, while the Sandhill averages three and one-half feet. The eggs cannot be distinguished with any certainty.
Whooping Crane. Little Brown Crane.
Buff EGG OF LITTLE BROWN CRANE.
NEST AND EGGS OF LITTLE BROWN CRANE Walter Raine.