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Houbara bustard

Houbara bustard


The houbara bustard is a small to mid-sized bustard. It measures 55–65 cm (22–26 in) in length and spans 135–170 cm (53–67 in) across the wings. It is brown above and white below, with a black stripe down the sides of its neck.


the houbara bustard is found in North Africa west of the Nile mainly in the western part of the Sahara desert region in Mauritania, Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya and Egypt. Some old records exist from Sudan as well.


the bird is vulnerable to extinct

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Zlatan Celebic
Zlatan Celebic 5 years ago

Wow! Beautiful. Did you really spot it in the city itself?

DanielePralong 5 years ago

Hi jasem, welcome to Project Noah!

Great shot of this vulnerable bird.

A few starting tips for you:

- the scientific name field is for the species' latin binomial name (here, Chlamydotis undulata)
- under Habitat, please describe the actual habitat where your spotting was made.

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الجهراء, Kuwait

Spotted on Apr 21, 2018
Submitted on May 3, 2018

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