Great Bustard

Otis tarda - Outarde barbue

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Otidiformes

  • Family
    :

    Otididés

  • Genus
    :

    Otis

  • Species
    :

    tarda

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1758

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 75 à 105 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 190 à 260 cm.
  • Weight
    : 3500 à 4100 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Great Bustard (Otis tarda) is a species of bird in the Otididae family.

Subspecific information 2 Subspecies

  • Otis tarda tarda (sw and c Europe and nw Africa to sw Siberia and c Mongolia)
  • Otis tarda dybowskii (Mongolia to e Siberia and ne China)

Foreign names

  • Outarde barbue,
  • Avutarda Común,
  • Abetarda,
  • Großtrappe,
  • Túzok,
  • Grote Trap,
  • Otarda eurasiatica,
  • Stortrapp,
  • Stortrappe,
  • drop veľký,
  • drop velký,
  • Stortrappe,
  • isotrappi,
  • pioc salvatge eurasiàtic,
  • Trölldoðra,
  • drop (zwyczajny),
  • lielā sīga,
  • velika droplja,
  • Дрофа,
  • ノガン,
  • 大鸨,
  • 大鴇,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Grassland : Temperate ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Pastureland

Geographic range

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