New Mexico Birds: Gruiformes

 

Gruiformes means "crane-like." Images are organized alphabetically by taxon. Hover over a photo series to control the images.


Gruidae: Sandhill Crane (Antigone canadensis)

To see more cranes at the Valle de Oro National Wildlife Preserve, click here.

 

Rallidae: American Coot (Fulica americana)

American Coots dive for aquatic plants, which they eat after bobbing back up.