Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Bustards :: Stanley Bustard

Stanley Bustard Neotis denhami

Described by: Children (1826)
Alternate common name(s): Denham's Bustard, Stanley's Bustard, Barrow's Bustard, Burchell's Bustard, Jackson's Bustard
Old scientific name(s): Neotis cafra


Masai Mara, Kenya - 1989 © Hans&Judy Beste  Maclear District, Eastern Cape, South Africa - Dec 31, 2005 © Victor Roberts  Maclear District, Eastern Cape, South Africa - Dec 31, 2005 © Victor Roberts  near Manyenjere Forest, Zambia - 1993 © Leif Gabrielsen 
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W. Africa to ec. Africa and s. to s. Africa;
Fragmented populations in the s. part of its range;
(1) Senegambia, s. Mauritania, Mali, Burkina Faso, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Nigeria, s. Niger, Cameroon, Congo, Central African Republic, Sudan, w. Ethiopia, Uganda, and n. Zaire. Possibly occurs in nw. Kenya.
(2) E. Africa from Kenya (c. Serengeti National Park, n. Masai Mara Game Reserve e. to Narok and on the sw. slope of the Mau Escarpment, but main stronghold is now the Laikipia Plateau and high grasslands nw. of Maralal) to Rwanda, Burundi, Tanzania, Malawi, s. Zaire, Zambia, s. Angola, n. Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe and c. Mozambique.
(3) South Africa (e. and s. Transvaal, e. Orange Free State, Natal, e. and c. Cape Province).


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


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