Otis tarda.

Otis tarda.

Otis tarda Linn., Syst. Nat., 10th ed., p. 154 (Jan. 1758).

Type-locality: Poland.

The typical form differs from that found in India in being darker grey on the head and neck and in having less grey on the wings. I cannot on the material available separate dybowskii and korejewi and our Indian birds are not distinguishable from the former.

BookTitle: 
The Fauna Of British India, Including Ceylon And Burma-birds(second Edition)
Reference: 
Baker, EC S (1922–1930) The fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Second edition. vol.6 1929.
Title in Book: 
Otis tarda.
Book Author: 
Edward Charles Stuart Baker
Year: 
1929
Page No: 
60
M_ID: 
3246
M_CN: 
Great Bustard
M_SN: 
Otis tarda
Volume: 
Vol. 6
Term name: 
id: 
4842

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