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Sandhill Crane
Grus canadensis
Order
GRUIFORMES
– Family
GRUIDAE
Authors: Tacha, T. C., S. A. Nesbitt, and P. A. Vohs

Appendix 2.

Mass (kg) and linear dimensions (mm) of Sandhill Cranes by subspecies (a) and sex (n): Mean ± SD.


G. c. canadensis (b) G. c. rowani (b) G. c. pratensis (c) G. c. tabida (b)

Females (17) Males (31) Females (33) Males (51) Females (34) Males (34) Females (10) Males (11)
Mass (kg) 3.46 ±.25 3.95 ± .30 4.11 ± .25 (d) 4.80 ± .39 (d) 4.07 ± .34 4.67 ± 34 4.45 ± .43 4.89 ± .37
Exposed culmen (mm) 92.0 ± 5.2 97.3 ± 3.9 (e) 114.1 ± 3.9 119.7 ± 5.9 98.8 ± 4.23 103.9 ± 4.2 120.4 ± 2.9 131.8 ± 5.0
Tarsus (mm) 179.2 ± 10.8 187.5 ± 14.4 217.0 ± 7.6 230.6 ± 9.5 (e) 247.1 ± 12.0 (f) 265.9 ± 10.1 (f) 228.3 ± 6.3 236.5 ± 8.3
Longest toe (third) (mm) 73.4 ± 4.8 75.4 ± 3.2 83.3 ± 3.7 86.4 ± 3.2

84.5 ± 2.6 87.2 ± 2.5
Tail length (mm) 159 ± 6.7 168.0 ± 6.5 179.8 ± 6.0 190.2 ± 7.4

184.1 ± 6.2 196.6 ± 4.5