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Eupodotis afraoides -Kalahari Gemsbok National Park, South Africa-8.jpg
White-quilled bustard
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Otidiformes
Family: Otididae
Genus: Afrotis
GR Gray, 1855

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Afrotis is a genus of bustard in the family Otididae. The genus is endemic to southern Africa, and contains two species. It is sometimes included in the genus Eupodotis.[1]



  1. ^ Collar, Nigel (1996), "Family Otididae (Bustards)", in del Hoyo, Josep; Elliott, Andrew; Sargatal, Jordi, Handbook of the Birds of the World. Volume 3, Hoatzin to Auks, Barcelona: Lynx Edicions, pp. 240–273, ISBN 84-87334-20-2