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Australian bustard (Ardeotis australis) taken at sapphire gemfields queensland Ardeotis australis,Australia,Australian bustard,Fall,Geotagged,queensland,sapphire Click/tap to enlarge

Australian bustard (Ardeotis australis)

taken at sapphire gemfields queensland

    comments (4)

  1. I had no idea these lived outside Africa? Care to explain? Posted one year ago
    1. Hah thats exactly what i said when discovered theyre in Africa too...must be a Gondwanian cousin Posted one year ago
    2. im guessing he should be listed as an Australian bustard (Ardeotis australis) and not a kori Posted one year ago
      1. Looks like a great "guess" :) Posted one year ago

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The Australian bustard is a large ground bird of grassland, woodland and open agricultural country across northern Australia and southern New Guinea. It is also commonly referred to as the plains turkey, and in Central Australia as bush turkey, particularly by Aboriginal people, though this name may also be used for the Australian brushturkey as well as the orange-footed scrubfowl.

Similar species: Crane-like Birds
Species identified by Ferdy Christant
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By Jef braund

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Uploaded Jun 5, 2018. Captured Apr 8, 2018 01:53 in 197 Rockhound Rd, The Gemfields QLD 4702, Australia.
  • Canon EOS 60D
  • f/5.6
  • 1/512s
  • ISO100
  • 300mm