Eupodotis

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Eupodotis
Eupodotis rueppellii.jpg
A group of Rüppell's bustards
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Otidiformes
Family: Otididae
Genus: Eupodotis
Lesson, 1839

Eupodotis is a genus of bird in the bustard family Otididae. It contains the five species, all restricted to Africa. Species in the genera Afrotis and Lophotis are sometimes included in this genus;[1] however some authorities separate the Karoo korhann, Rüpell's Korhaan and little brown bustard as a separate genus Heterotetrax.[2]

Egg, Collection Museum Wiesbaden

Species[edit]

References[edit]

  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 
  2. ^ List 6