Little Brown Bustard


Little Brown Bustard
Little Brown Bustard
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Gruiformes
Family: Otididae
Genus: Eupodotis
Species: E. humilis
Binomial name
Eupodotis humilis
(Blyth, 1856)

The Little Brown Bustard, Outarde Somalienne, or Sisón Somalí (Eupodotis humilis) is a species of bird in the Otididae family. It is found in Ethiopia and Somalia. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry shrubland and subtropical or tropical dry lowland grassland. As indicated by its name, this bustard is the world's smallest at 40 cm (16 in) and 600 grams (1.3 lb). It is threatened by habitat loss.

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