Ludwig's Bustard (Neotis ludwigii) - HBW 3, p. 267
French: Outarde de Ludwig
Spanish: Avutarda de Namibia
Taxonomy: Otis Ludwigii Rüppell, 1837, South Africa.
Genus sometimes merged with Otis. Present species is most distinctive member of genus. Monotypic.
Distribution: Extreme SW Angola through W Namibia to S South Africa.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
A male walking Locality Solitaire, Khomas Region, Namibia (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 17 July 1998 7 years ago 28 sec 3.5
A male displaying. Locality Brandvlei, Northern Cape Province, South Africa (Monotypic species)
Per Alström 29 January 2011 35 weeks ago 1 min 10 sec 3
A bird feeding Locality World of Birds, Cape Town, Western Cape Province, South Africa (Monotypic species)
Jordi Sargatal 15 August 1998 7 years ago 12 sec 2.7
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Grazing on the plain
Locality Etosha National Park, Namibia
Lindsay Hansch 22 September 2007 2 years ago 4
A bird walking
Locality Namib-Naukluft National Park, Namibia
Aleix Comas 21 August 2007 4 years ago 3.8
An adult male hidden among dried grass
Locality Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park (Kalahari Gemsbok NP), Northern Cape Province, South Africa
Marco Valentini 12 August 2010 3 years ago 3.8
Walking in veld
Philip Perry 4 September 2004 40 weeks ago 3.7
Adult walking on the sand.
Locality Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park (Kalahari Gemsbok NP), Northern Cape Province, South Africa (Monotypic species)
Carmelo López 6 December 2010 3 years ago 3.4
An adult male.
Locality Solitaire, Khomas Region, Namibia (Monotypic species)
Ken Havard 44 weeks ago 3.2
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