Ardeotis arabs lynesi Bannerman, 1930:432

Moroccan bustard



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Choriotis arabs lynesi Bannerman, 1930:432


Conservation Status


Last record: 1962 (Johnsgard, 1991); 1993 (Fishpool & Evans, 2001)



Morocco (western)


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Bannerman, David A. (1930). On the races of Arabian Bustard (Choriotis arabs). Ibis 72(3): 429-436.


Other references:

Collar, N.J. (1996). Family Otididae (Bustards). In Handbook of the Birds of the World Volume 3: Hoatzin to Auks (J. del Hoyo, A. Elliott and J. Sargatal eds). Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.

Fishpool, L. D. C. and Evans, M. I. (2001). Important Bird Areas in Africa and associated islands: priority sites for conservation. BirdLife Conservation Series No. 11. Newbury & Cambridge: Pisces Publications and BirdLife International (respectively).

Hume, Julian Pender and Walters, Michael. (2012). Extinct Birds. London: T & AD Poyser.

Johnsgard, P. A. (1991). Bustards, Hemipodes, And Sandgrouse: Birds of Dry Places. Oxford University Press.


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