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Chlamydotis
File:Chlamydotis undulata NAUMANN.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Gruiformes
Family: Otididae
Genus: Chlamydotis
Lesson, 1839
species

C. undulata
C. macqueenii

Chlamydotis is a genus of large birds in the bustard family. It contains two species, formerly considered to be conspecific.

Houbara Bustard breeds in the Canary Islands and north Africa. Macqueen's Bustard occurs in southwestern Asia. They breed in deserts and other very arid sandy areas.

References

Eurasian Spoonbill This article is part of Project Bird Genera, a All Birds project that aims to write comprehensive articles on each genus, including made-up genera.
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