Ludwig's Bustard

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The Ludwig's Bustard is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

* Ludwig's Bustard, Neotis ludwigii * Stanley Bustard, or Denham's Bustard, Neotis denhami * Heuglin's Bustard, Neotis heuglinii * Nubian Bustard, Neotis nuba * Genus: Eupodotis * White-bellied Bustard, Eupodotis senegalensis * Blue Bustard, Eupodotis caerulescens * Karoo More

The Ludwig's Bustard (Neotis ludwigii) is a species of bird in the Otididae family. It is found in Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, and South Africa. Search Wikimedia Commons Wikimedia Commons has media related to: Neotis ludwigii References - * BirdLife International 2004. Neotis ludwigii. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 24 July 2007. More

* Ludwig's bustard, Neotis ludwigii * Macqueen's bustard, Chlamydotis macqueenii * Nubian bustard, Neotis nuba * Savile's bustard, Lophotis savilei * white-bellied bustard, Eupodotis senegalensis Translations Any of several birds of the family Otidae * Afrikaans: pou * Bulgarian: дропла * Chinese: 鸨 (bǎo) * Danish: trappe More

Ludwig's Bustard (Neotis ludwigii) = French: Outarde de Ludwig German: Ludwigtrappe Spanish: Avutarda de Namibia Taxonomy: Otis Ludwigii Rüppell, 1837, South Africa. Genus sometimes merged with Otis. Present species is most distinctive member of genus. Monotypic. Distribution: Extreme SW Angola through W Namibia to S South Africa. More

★ Ludwig's Bustard, ''Neotis ludwigii'' ★ Stanley Bustard, or Denham's Bustard, ''Neotis denhami'' ★ Heuglin's Bustard, ''Neotis heuglinii'' ★ Nubian Bustard, ''Neotis nuba'' ★ White-bellied Bustard, ''Eupodotis senegalensis'' ★ Blue Bustard, ''Eupodotis caerulescens'' ★ Karoo Bustard, ''Eupodotis vigorsii'' ★ Rüppell's Bustard, ''Eupodotis rueppellii'' ★ Little Brown Bustard, ''Eupodotis humilis'' ★ Savile's Bustard, ''Lophotis savilei'' ★ Buff-crested Bustard, ''Lophotis gindiana'' ★ More

Distribution of Ludwig's bustard in southern Africa, based on statistical smoothing of the records from first SA Bird Atlas Project (© Animal Demography unit, University of Cape Town; smoothing by Birgit Erni and Francesca Little). Colours range from dark blue (most common) through to yellow (least common). See here for the latest distribution from the SABAP2. Contact us if you can contribute information or images to improve this page. More

Ludwig's Bustard Neotis ludwigii 2009 IUCN Red List Category (as evaluated by BirdLife International - the official Red List Authority for birds for IUCN): Least Concern Justification This species has a very large range, and hence does not approach the thresholds for Vulnerable under the range size criterion (Extent of Occurrence 30% decline over ten years or three generations). More

Image: Ludwig's Bustard in flight (Photo: Chris van Rooyen) Volunteer Research Assistants required Field research assistants are needed for the Ludwig More

Ludwig's Bustard Neotis ludwigii = Nieuwoutville Reserve, South Africa - Jul 6, 2005 More

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Order : Gruiformes
Family : Otididae
Genus : Neotis
Species : ludwigii
Authority : (Rüppell, 1837)