The map shows the distribution of Natura 2000 sites designated across the EU for the Crane under the Birds Directive, highlighting the importance for a European network of protected areas to take into consideration the various needs of a migratory species for its life cycle, specifically for breeding, staging and wintering.
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Be careful when buying for your garden. People are one of the main introducers of invasive species, especially flora. Many of the invasive species have been introduced for ornamental purposes. Do put an extra effort in finding out whether the plant you want is native to your environment.
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