Northern black korhaan

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Northern black korhaan
Northern black korhaan (Afrotis afraoides) male.jpg
Etosha National Park, Namibia
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Otidiformes
Family: Otididae
Genus: Afrotis
A. afraoides
Binomial name
Afrotis afraoides
(Smith, 1831)
  • Eupodotis afraoides

The northern black korhaan (Afrotis afraoides), also known as the white-quilled bustard, is a species of bird in the bustard family, Otididae. It occurs mainly in Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia and South Africa. Its habitat is primarily open grassland and scrub.


See also[edit]


  • BirdLife International 2004. Eupodotis afraoides. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species Downloaded on 24 July 2007.
  • Ian Sinclair, Phil Hockey, Warwick Tarboton: Birds of Southern Africa, 3rd ed., Struik Publishers, 2002 (ISBN 978-1-86872-721-6)

External links[edit]

Media related to Eupodotis afraoides at Wikimedia Commons