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

Whooping Crane. Little Brown Crane.

205 Little Brown Crane Grus Canadensis 361205 Little Brown Crane Grus Canadensis 362Buff EGG OF LITTLE BROWN CRANE

Buff EGG OF LITTLE BROWN CRANE.

205 Little Brown Crane Grus Canadensis 365NEST AND EGGS OF LITTLE BROWN CRANE

NEST AND EGGS OF LITTLE BROWN CRANE Walter Raine.