Definitions

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  • n. Any of several large, terrestrial birds in the bustard family Otidae.

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Examples

  • The edges of the desert are occupied by the pale Ruppell's korhaan (Eupodotis ruppelli), which moves into the dunes after rain to take advantage of the flush of vegetation.

    Kaokoveld desert

  • He was seen on the Klein Labongo, but the sight of the post at Blaauwildebeestefontein must have convinced him that a korhaan could not escape that way.

    Prester John

  • Blaauwildebeestefontein must have convinced him that a korhaan could not escape that way.

    Prester John

  • The sides of the Berg were full of quail and partridge and bush pheasant, and on the grassy plateau there was abundance of a bird not unlike our own blackcock, which the Dutch called korhaan.

    Prester John

  • A little rain dribbled down, and of a sudden Koos whistled like a korhaan.

    Vrouw Grobelaar and Her Leading Cases Seventeen Short Stories

  • On it were usually to be found hares, Namaqua partridges, korhaan, and an occasional steenbok.

    Reminiscences of a South African Pioneer

  • The dune lark is strictly endemic to this ecoregion while the gray’s lark, Rüppell’s korhaan, and C. benguelensis are found only in this ecoregion and the Kaokoveld Desert ecoregion.

    Namib desert

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