Southern black korhaan
|Southern black korhaan|
|General range: lowland fynbos and renosterveld|
The southern black korhaan or black bustard (Afrotis afra) is a species of bird in the bustard family, Otididae. The small bird is found in West and South, South Africafrom Little Namaqualand South to Cape Town, then East to Grahamstown. The southern black korhaan has undergone rapid population decline as a result of the loss and fragmentation of its habitat due to the conversion of natural vegetation into agricultural land. Due to this habitat destruction, the species is considered vulnerable for its risk of extinction by the International Union for Conservation of Nature.
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- BirdLife International (2013). "Eupodotis afra". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 27 November 2013.
- Shaw, Jessica; Andrew, Jenkins; David, Allan; Peter, Ryan (March 2016). "Population size and trends of Ludwig's Bustard Neotis ludwigii and other large terrestrial birds in the Karoo, South Africa". Bird Conservation International. 26 (1): 69–86. doi:10.1017/S0959270914000458.
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