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Category:Struthio - BirdForum Opus

Genus: Struthio

Description

Ostriches of Africa.
Two large flightless birds well adapted to running and capable of maintain an average speed of about 50 km/h for a longer time.

Taxonomy

Struthio is a monotypic genus in the family Struthionidae.


Genus Struthio viewedit
S. camelus Common Ostrich
S. molybdophanes Somali Ostrich

References

  1. Del Hoyo, J, A Elliot, and J Sargatal, eds. 1992. Handbook of the Birds of the World. Volume 1: Ostrich to Ducks. Barcelona: Lynx Edicions. ISBN 978-8487334108

Recommended Citation

Pages in category ‘Struthio’

The following 2 pages are in this category, out of 2 total.

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