Male Great Bustard

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Colouring Brown-black barred back, grey head, rufous breast
Voice Mostly silent
Feeds on Small rodents, reptiles and insects
Flight Strong, low and direct
Nesting Ground
Social Small Flocks
Male Great Bustard
Male Great Bustard
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Base Information
Sex Male
Age Both
Status NT-Near Threatened
Order Otidiformes
Family Otididae
Species Otis tarda
Category Bustards
StdName Great Bustard
Vital Statistics
Length 35.4 to 41.3 ins
Weight 283.2 to 566.4 ozs
Wingspan 82.7 to 94.5 ins
Lifespan 15 to 20 years
Beak Length Short
Beak Width Narrow
Beak Shape General
Tail Length Short
Distribution (underline = this CommonName used here) YCommon SScarce RRare NNot Seen
Region EUEurope
Region NANorth America
Country CACanada
Country USUnited States
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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Male Great Bustard (Species=Otis tarda / Standard Name=Great Bustard)