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Long neck, long legged slender bustard; in male, underparts and line on fore-neck are black; face is white and a white line down the neck; black line behind eye; crown and hind neck sandy brown; upperparts are brown to dark-brown with heavy black spots; wings are generally black with white. Females are paler, with whitish belly; no black line down the neck. Photo taken at Ndutu region, Tanzania
Savanna with trees; tall grassland
Hartlaub's Bustard is very similar but differs by being stockier, grey in appearance and white thumb print over ear-coverts.