117. Eupodotis edwardsi.
THE INDIAN BUSTARD.
Toogder, Punjab; Hoom, C. P.; Kara-dhonk, Deccan; Gurahna, Sind; Herihakki, Mysore.
Male 45" to 50"; 17 to 22 lbs. female 36" to 38"; 8 to 10 lbs. Legs dingy yellow. Bill dusky and yellow. Sexes differ. Forehead, crown, and occipital crest black. Plumage above pale brown, variegated with minute black lines. Greater coverts grey, tipped white. Primaries slaty, tipped white. Beneath white with black breast-band. Large gular pouch.— Female: Breast-band incomplete.— Young resemble females. India. Polygamous. One or two eggs (3.11 x 2.24), drab, mottled brown. (J, 836. B. 1414. H. & M. i. 7.)
Also & arabs. 36". The Arabian Bustard from N. and N. E. Africa to Arabia.
E. kori. 52". S. and E. Africa.
E. australis. 48". Australia.