Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Neotis
Family: Otididae (Aves)
Taxon : Bird
Group : Animal

SPECIES
denhami
NOTES

A large bird to 100 cm long which is found in grassy country where it walks about strongly. Occurs in small parties. Eats large insects, vegetable matter and small animals. The nest is a slight scrape.


AUTHORITY
(Children & Vigors, 1826)
Sub Author
Conservation
Red Data Listed: Near Threatened
Habit
Not Applicable
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: Legs are yellowish. The female is smaller and the centre of the crown is white. She also has less white on the wings
Colour: Black
Common Name
Denhams bustard
Stanleys bustard
Veldpou
Bustard
Red data listed
Habitat
NOTES: Sometimes seen in the veld and eggs have been found there
HABITAT NAME: Veld
NOTES: Often seen in the farm lands
HABITAT NAME: Farm lands
Uses
None known
None
Months
All year
Synonyms for Species
Neotis cafra denhami



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