Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Bustards :: Little Bustard

Little Bustard Tetrax tetrax

Described by: Linnaeus (1758)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): Otis tetrax

Photographs

Caceres, Extremadura, Spain - Apr 25, 2003 © Pascal Dubois  Montreuil-Bellay, Maine-et-Loire, Pays de La Loire, France - Aug 19, 2001 © Alain Fossť  Montreuil-Bellay, Maine-et-Loire, Pays de La Loire, France - Aug 19, 2001 © Alain Fossť  Montreuil-Bellay, Maine-et-Loire, Pays de La Loire, France - Aug 19, 2001 © Alain Fossť  Montreuil-Bellay, Maine-et-Loire, Pays de La Loire, France - May 4, 2003 © Alain Fossť 
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Range

W. Europe. E. Europe and wc. Asia;
Fragmented distribution;
Nw. France to Portugal (Moura e Braancos, Mourao and Montados e. of Evora on the border with Spain and Castro Verde), Spain (Villafafila, Spanish steppes, Spanish Zamora in the Duero River Basin and Extremadura Province in the Tajo River Basins), s. Italy, Sardinia, Balkans, n. Greece and nw. Africa (Merja Zerga Lagoon, n. Morocco). Turkey (Konya Basin) e. to Ukraine and Black Sea e. to Caspian Sea s. to the Caucasus, Kazakhstan, Afghanistan, Turkestan, Kirghiz steppes and the Altai, sw. Transcaspia, n. Iran, w. and ne. China, Mongolia and cs. Siberia in Transbaicalia.
Winters in Syria and nw. India.

Videos

No videos are available for this species

Sounds

Location unknown - Date unknown Source: ETI BioInformatics

References

Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.

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