Named for the distinctive, bristle-like, golden feathers on top of their black head. Watch them bob and weave while they dance! They have a bright red patch above their white cheeks and have a red neck Wle. Black long legs and beak. Slate gray feathers on their body and white wings with black and chestnut coloring. Crowned cranes stand 44-48" tall;, Males are slightly taller on average. Weight: 6-8 lbs. Wingspan: 6.5 ft.