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Australian Bustard Ardeotis australis

Described by: Gray, J. E. (1829)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): Choriotis australis


Newhaven, Northern Territory, Australia - Sep, 2004 © Tom Tarrant  Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia - 1972 © Hans&Judy Beste  Australia - Aug, 2000 © Giuliano Gerra and Silvio Sommazzi 
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Ex. S. New Guinea and Australia;
Two populations;
S. New Guinea in the Trans-Fly Region between the Digul River and Fly River. W., n. and c. Australia from c. Western Australia (Gibb River Road and the Great Northern Highway), Northern Territory (New Haven Station on the e. edge of the Great Sandy Desert), n. and se. South Australia, nw. and c. New South Wales to cw. Queenslands (Rockhampton along the Bruce Highway and the Peninsula Development Road between Mount Molloy and Mount Carbine). Ranges to sw. and se. Australia.


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


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