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Lophotis savilei

Eupodotis savilei

Identification

Distribution

Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Ivory Coast, Gambia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, and Sudan.

Taxonomy

A monotypic species.

Lophotis vs. Eupodotis

Some authorities (Clements 2015) place Savile's Bustard, Buff-crested Bustard and Red-crested Bustard in the genus Eupodotis. However, Dickinson (2014) and Gill & Donsker (2015) place these three taxa in Lophotis.

Habitat

Behaviour

References

  • Clements, JF. 2007. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to October 2007. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019
  • Sibley, CG and BL Monroe. 1993. Supplement to Distribution and Taxonomy of Birds of the World. Yale University Press, New Haven and London. ISBN 0-300-05549-8

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