little bustard
bustard us"tard (b[u^]s"t[~e]rd), n. [OF. & Prov. F. bistarde, F. outarde, from L. avis tarda, lit., slow bird. --Plin. 10, 22; ``proxim[ae] iis sunt, quas Hispania aves tardas appellat, Gr[ae]cia 'wti`das.''] (Zo["o]l.) A bird of the genus {Otis}. [1913 Webster]

Note: The great or {bearded bustard} ({Otis tarda}) is the largest game bird in Europe. It inhabits the temperate regions of Europe and Asia, and was formerly common in Great Britain. The {little bustard} ({Otis tetrax}) inhabits eastern Europe and Morocco. Many other species are known in Asia and Africa. [1913 Webster]


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  • Little Bustard — Taxobox name = Little Bustard image width = 220px image caption = Male status = NT status system = iucn3.1 trend = down regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Gruiformes familia = Otidae genus = Tetrax genus authority = Forster …   Wikipedia

  • little bustard — strepetas statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Otis tetrax; Tetrax tetrax angl. little bustard vok. Zwergtrappe, f rus. стрепет, m pranc. outarde canepetière, f ryšiai: platesnis terminas – strepetai sinonimas – mažasis einis …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • little bustard — strepetai statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Tetrax angl. little bustard vok. Zwergtrappe, f rus. стрепет, m pranc. outarde canepetière, f ryšiai: platesnis terminas – eininiai siauresnis terminas – strepetas …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • little bustard — noun : a bustard (Otis tetrax) of Mediterranean countries …   Useful english dictionary

  • bustard — us tard (b[u^]s t[ e]rd), n. [OF. & Prov. F. bistarde, F. outarde, from L. avis tarda, lit., slow bird. Plin. 10, 22; proxim[ae] iis sunt, quas Hispania aves tardas appellat, Gr[ae]cia wti das. ] (Zo[ o]l.) A bird of the genus {Otis}. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bustard — Bustards Kori Bustard Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia …   Wikipedia

  • bustard — /bus teuhrd/, n. any of several large, chiefly terrestrial and ground running birds of the family Otididae, of the Old World and Australia, related to the cranes. [1425 75; late ME, appar. b. MF bistarde (OIt bistarda) and MF oustarde, both < L… …   Universalium

  • Little Brown Bustard — Conservation status Near Threatened (IUCN 3.1) Scientific classification …   Wikipedia

  • little brown bustard — rudasis einis statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Eupodotis humilis angl. little brown bustard vok. Somalitrappe, f rus. бурая малая дрофа, f pranc. outarde somalienne, f ryšiai: platesnis terminas – mažieji einiai …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • bearded bustard — bustard us tard (b[u^]s t[ e]rd), n. [OF. & Prov. F. bistarde, F. outarde, from L. avis tarda, lit., slow bird. Plin. 10, 22; proxim[ae] iis sunt, quas Hispania aves tardas appellat, Gr[ae]cia wti das. ] (Zo[ o]l.) A bird of the genus {Otis}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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