Kori Bustard

Ardeotis kori (Burchell, 1822)

Summary

Bustard with a large distribution area (East and Southern Africa). It is the largest of all bustards and one of the heaviest flying birds.
Species mainly sedentary, however can perform short-distance migrations or dispersible movements.
It occurs in the subtropical regions of East and Southern Africa, mostly in arid and flat plains.
The evolution trend of the global population is a decrease one.

Global conservation status

Least concern (IUCN ver. 3.1, 2010)
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Common names

  • Kori Bustard

Subspecies

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Behavior

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Habitat

Occurs in the subtropical regions of East and Southern Africa, mostly in open, dry savanna and arid, flat grasslands, but also in open scrubland and wheat fields.

Feed

It feeds of berries, roots, seeds, flowers, leaves, insects, reptiles and other small animals.

Breeding

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