Genus Chlamydotis


Houbara Bustard - The Houbara Bustard is 60 cm long with an 140 cm wingspan. It is brown above and white below, with a black stripe down the sides of its neck. In flight, the long wings show large areas of black and brown on the flight feathers. It is slightly smaller and darker than Macqueen's Bustard. The sexes are similar, but the female is smaller and greyer above.

Order : Gruiformes
Family : Otididae
Genus : Chlamydotis