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The kori bustard - Ardeotis kori Beautiful bird species that occurred in large numbers in the Ngorongoro Ardeotis,Ardeotis kori,Geotagged,Gruiformes,Kori Bustard,Ngorongoro,Otididae,Tanzania,animalia,aves,birds,chordata Click/tap to enlarge

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  1. Didn't know you also visited Ngorongoro, that's awesome! Feel free to reuse the tag:

    116Ngorongoro
    Posted 5 years ago
    1. Yes, I did and afterwards I was really pleased with this visit.
      I was for me the most beautiful place during my trip through Kenia en Tanzania.
      I did not expect it but I guess that due of the rain in Seregeti.
      We had not so good time there unfortable :(
      Posted 5 years ago

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The kori bustard is the largest flying bird native to Africa. It is a member of the bustard family, which all belong to the order Gruiformes and are restricted in distribution to the Old World. It is one of the four species in the large-bodied ''Ardeotis'' genus. In fact, the male kori bustard may be the heaviest living animal capable of flight. This species, like most bustards, is a ground-dwelling bird and an opportunistic omnivore.

Similar species: Crane-like Birds
Species identified by Wendy
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Uploaded Aug 15, 2014. Captured in B 144, Ngorongoro, Tanzania.