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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Otididae.


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  • The pools are a haven for Egyptian plover Pluvianus aegyptius and grey-headed kingfisher Halcyon leucocephala, whilst tree, shrub and savanna species include bustard Eupodotis senegalensis, stone partridge Ptilopachus petrosus and laughing dove Streptopelia senegalensis.

    Cliffs of Bandiagara (Land of the Dogons), Mali

  • The Jerdon's courser (Rhinoptilus bitorquatus) is endangered, and the spot-billed pelican (Pelecanus philippensis) and lesser florican (Eupodotis indica) are globally threatened.

    East Deccan dry-evergreen forests

  • Including migrants, over 450 species of birds have been recorded and about 350 breed in the area, 16 being endemic including the threatened * Bengal florican Eupodotis bengalensis (E), a type of bustard, * great pied hornbill Buceros bicornis and * wreathed hornbill Rhyticeros undulatus among other hornbill species.

    Manas National Park, India

  • The globally threatened lesser florican (Eupodotis indica) and Indian bustard are other birds of conservation importance in this ecoregion.

    Deccan thorn scrub forests

  • The ecoregion harbors a globally threatened species, the lesser florican (Eupodotis indica).

    Orissa semi-evergreen forests

  • But the bird fauna includes the globally threatened lesser florican (Eupodotis indica) and the endangered Indian bustard (Ardeotis nigriceps).

    Narmada Valley dry deciduous forests

  • However, it harbors several species that are of conservation importance, including the globally threatened lesser florican (Eupodotis indica).

    Chhota-Nagpur dry deciduous forests

  • Two species in this ecoregion, the Indian bustard (Ardeotis nigriceps) and lesser florican (Eupodotis indica), are globally threatened and warrant conservation attention.

    South Deccan Plateau dry deciduous forests

  • Although none are endemic, the ecoregion does harbor the globally threatened lesser florican (Eupodotis indica) and houbara bustard (Chlamydotis undulata).

    Rann of Kutch seasonal salt marsh

  • In savanna-like areas in the south there are several grassland-dependent species including side-striped jackal Canis adustus, serval Felis serval,, Grimm's duiker Sylvicapra grimmia and black-bellied bustard Eupodotis melanogaster.

    Salonga National Park, Democratic Republic of Congo


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