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.
Game, Shore And Water Birds Of India
Le Messurier, Augustus. Game, Shore, and Water Birds of India Fourth Edition, 1904.
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