Genus HOUBARA

Genus HOUBARA.

The Asiatic name for a Bustard.

Legs rather short. Black ruff and white crest, with black tip. Feathers of foreneck lengthened. Of moderate size. Sexes alike. Mediterranean countries and W. Asia, visiting N.W. India in winter.

BookTitle: 
Game, Shore And Water Birds Of India
Reference: 
Le Messurier, Augustus. Game, Shore, and Water Birds of India Fourth Edition, 1904.
Title in Book: 
Genus HOUBARA
Book Author: 
A Le Messurier
Year: 
1904
Page No: 
140
M_ID: 
3260
M_SN: 
Chlamydotis
Volume: 
4th ed.
Term name: 
id: 
12834

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