Little brown bustard

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Little brown bustard
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Otidiformes
Family: Otididae
Genus: Eupodotis
Species: E. humilis
Binomial name
Eupodotis humilis
(Blyth, 1856)

The little brown bustard (Eupodotis humilis) is a species of bird in the Otididae family. It is found in Ethiopia and Somalia. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry shrubland and subtropical or tropical dry lowland grassland. As indicated by its name, this bustard is the world's smallest at 40 cm (16 in) and 600 grams (1.3 lb). It is threatened by habitat loss.