Archive for 'Otididae'

Kori bustard (Ardeotis kori)

This is an amazing bird, one of the largest flying bird species on the planet. Yet you rarely see it fly, but when you do it’s very clear how large this species is. The species is near threatened, so doing better than its Eurasian cousin the great bustard (Otis tarda), which is vulnerable. Hopefully it […]

Rüppell’s Korhaan (Eupodotis rueppellii)

Bustards blend in perfectly with the desert landscape and in withered vegetation, and often not seen unless they are moving. It sounds like this: Aperture: ƒ/8 Camera: NIKON D5 Focal length: 700mm ISO: 800 Shutter speed: 1/800 s