Bustards (Otididae)

Blue Bustard (Eupodotis caerulescens) - HBW 3, p. 268

French: Outarde plombée German: Blautrappe Spanish: Sisón Azulado
Other common names: Blue Korhaan

Taxonomy: Otis Cærulesens [sic] Vieillot, 1820, “Kaffraria” = eastern Cape Province.
In past, isolated by some authors in genus Trachelotis. Monotypic.

Distribution: South Africa in E Cape, Orange Free State, W Natal and S Transvaal (E & C Highveld); also Lesotho.