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Eupodotis caerulescens

Eupodotis caerulescens

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Aves
Subclassis: Carinatae
Infraclassis: Neornithes
Parvclassis: Neognathae
Ordo: Gruiformes
Familia: Otididae
Genus: Eupodotis
Species: Eupodotis caerulescens

Name

Eupodotis caerulescens (Vieillot, 1820)

References

* Vieillot 1821. Tabl.Encyc.Meth.Orn. 2 livr.89 p.334

Vernacular names
Internationalization
English: Blue Bustard
Português: Abetarda-azul

The Blue Bustard or Blue Korhaan (Eupodotis caerulescens) is a species of bird in the Otididae family, found in Lesotho and South Africa. Its call is a series of frog-like croaks, usually uttered in flight. Its natural habitat is plateau grassland, dry shrubland, arable land and pastureland. It is threatened by habitat loss.

References

* BirdLife International 2004. Eupodotis caerulescens. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 24 July 2007.

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