Hartlaub's bustard

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Hartlaub's bustard
Lissotis hartlaubi2.jpg
Adult male
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Gruiformes
Family: Otididae
Genus: Lissotis
Species: L. hartlaubii
Binomial name
Lissotis hartlaubii
(Heuglin, 1863)

Hartlaub's bustard (Lissotis hartlaubii) is a species of bird in the Otididae family. Some authorities (such as Birdlife International 2004) place it in the genus Eupodotis.

It is found in Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda.

The common name and Latin binomial commemorate the German physician and ornithologist Gustav Hartlaub.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Beolens, Bo; Watkins, Michael (2003). Whose Bird? Men and Women Commemorated in the Common Names of Birds. London: Christopher Helm. p. 180-159-160. 


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