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- noun See
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- noun Either of two
speciesof birdin the bustardfamily Otidae.
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Other work includes preliminary status surveys of the rhinoceros, Bengal florican and barasingha.
There are ten breeding species for which Nepal may hold internationally significant populations including Bengal florican Houbaropsis bengalensis (E) and rufous-necked laughing-thrush Garrulax ruficollis.
The Jerdon's courser (Rhinoptilus bitorquatus) is endangered, and the spot-billed pelican (Pelecanus philippensis) and lesser florican (Eupodotis indica) are globally threatened.
The ecoregion harbors a globally threatened species, the lesser florican (Eupodotis indica).
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.
The status of the Bengal florican was investigated in May 1984.
Although none are endemic, the ecoregion does harbor the globally threatened lesser florican (Eupodotis indica) and houbara bustard (Chlamydotis undulata).
But the bird fauna includes the globally threatened lesser florican (Eupodotis indica) and the endangered Indian bustard (Ardeotis nigriceps).
Two species in this ecoregion, the Indian bustard (Ardeotis nigriceps) and lesser florican (Eupodotis indica), are globally threatened and warrant conservation attention.
However, it harbors several species that are of conservation importance, including the globally threatened lesser florican (Eupodotis indica).