Definition of Stanley crane in English:

Stanley crane


  • another term for blue crane
    • ‘I saw Stanley cranes protecting a nest and wattle cranes with a young one.’
    • ‘A new male Stanley crane has come to join our female.’
    • ‘The spectacular courtship dance of the Stanley crane begins with the pair running around in circles.’
    • ‘On the first part of your trek you'll see Stanley cranes, okapi, and yellow-backed duikers (a variety of antelope).’
    • ‘The blue crane (Anthropoides paradisea, also called Stanley crane) is a bird very special to the amaXhosa, who call it indwe.’