Demoiselle Crane

Species Summary


On 16th February 2011, 300 flying over at dusk with several other groups over the next few days. The first autumn passage birds were seen around August 20, 2013 but in small numbers with one very tired bird staying several days. Two flocks of 200 + birds in early September, 2014. Other similar records since then. They are heavily hunted in the Rabigh Dam area.

Demoiselle Crane (Anthropoides virgo)Thumbnail

Status in KAUST

Passage migrant

Abundance in KAUST

3 - Only a few

Places seen in KAUST
Golf CourseThumbnail
King Abdullah MonumentThumbnail
Island mangrovesThumbnail
Search pictures of Demoiselle Crane in KAUST
Example Image

Image from Brian James

Seasonality in KAUST (number of years since KAUST's founding when this species was observed in a given month):

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