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  • proper noun A taxonomic genus within the family Otididae.


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  • The reserve is managed primarily to conserve rare desert plains species such as Equus hemionus, Gazella gazella, G. subgutturosa and Chlamydotis undulata.

    Central Persian desert basins 2008

  • The houbara bustard (Chlamydotis undulata), great bustard (Otis tarda), and little bustard (Tetrax tetrax), are found in semi-desert areas; Otis tarda is listed as vulnerable by the IUCN Red List and the other two are included in the Lower Risk category.

    Middle East steppe 2008

  • Other characteristic avifauna are the houbara bustard (Chlamydotis undulata), Lichensteins sandgrouse (Pterocles lichtensteinii), and chestnut-bellied sandgrouse (Pterocles exustus).

    Red Sea Nubo-Sindian tropical desert and semi-desert 2008

  • The rare houbara bustard (Chlamydotis undulata) also inhabits this area, as does the rare spiny tailed lizard (Uromastyx thomasi).

    Arabian Desert and East Sahero-Arabian xeric shrublands 2008

  • The sand dune deserts of Tsugar els and Altan els have Tolai hare Lepus tolai, daurian partridge Perdix dauuricae, houbara and great bustards Chlamydotis undulata and Otis tarda (VU); and the specialized species five-toed dwarf jerboa Cardiocranius paradoxus (VU) and northern three-toed jerboa Dipos sagitta.

    Uvs Nuur Basin, Russian Federation, Republic of Tuva and Mongolia 2008

  • Although none are endemic, the ecoregion does harbor the globally threatened lesser florican (Eupodotis indica) and houbara bustard (Chlamydotis undulata).

    Rann of Kutch seasonal salt marsh 2008

  • Coniferous forests on the northern side of the Tien Shan form the southern limits of several boreal species, including the black grouse (Lyrurus tetrix) and northern hawk owl (Surnia ulula), while desert birds, including the great bustard (Otis tarda, VU) and houbara bustard (Chlamydotis undulate, VU) occur in the low-altitude zones.

    Biological diversity in the mountains of Central Asia 2008

  • The populations of the Houbara bustard (Chlamydotis undulata) and Numbian bustard (Neotis nuba) have been greatly reduced in the area over the last decades.

    North Saharan steppe and woodlands 2008

  • It is one of the few sites on the Arabian Peninsula hosting a resident houbara bustard (Chlamydotis undulata) population.

    Red Sea Nubo-Sindian tropical desert and semi-desert 2008

  • The Tian Shan is not an endemic bird area, but two species, little bustard (Otis tetrax) and Houbara bustard (Chlamydotis undulata), occur in this ecoregion.

    Tian Shan montane steppe and meadows 2008


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