Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Bustards :: Arabian Bustard
Arabian Bustard Ardeotis arabs
Described by: Linnaeus (1758)
Alternate common name(s): Great Arabian Bustard, Sudan Bustard
Old scientific name(s): Choriotis arabs, Otis tarda
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RangeSahal zone of Africa and sw. Arabia;
(1) Nw. Morocco.
(2) Sw. Mauritania, Senegambia, s. Mali, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Nigeria, s. Niger, s. Chad in the Lake Chad region to ne. Sudan.
(3) S. Sudan and n. Kenya (Lake Turkana).
(4) Nw. and nc. Ethiopia, Eritrea, Djibouti, n. Somalia and sw. Arabia (Yemen).
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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