J. F. Gmelin, 1789,
Cape of Good Hope, South Africa.
Has been considered congeneric with Leucogeranus leucogeranus alone, on basis of some morphological and behavioural similarities, but molecular evidence has revealed deep distinctiveness of latter#R. Three main populations, but not considered subspecifically distinct. Monotypic.
Ethiopia; Tanzania, DRCongo, E Angola, Zambia, and Malawi#R to Zimbabwe, Botswana and Mozambique, with outlying populations in S Angola, N Namibia and E South Africa.
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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