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The brolga is Australia's only true crane. It is a graceful and strong flyer and often performs a stately dance in large groups in perfect timing. Parts of the brolga's dance are incorporated in Aboriginal Corroborees. The brolgas are found on inland swamps and plains throughout Australia except in the southwest. Their diet consists of frogs, insects, reptiles and mice. Their eggs are white, speckled red and laid in flat nests on the ground. Being one of the largest cranes with blue grey feathers and red skin around the face. The scientific name for the brolga is Grus rubicunda.

brolgas - north queensland


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