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Blue Bustard

Eupodotis caerulescens (Vieillot, 1820)

The Blue Korhaan or Blue Bustard (Eupodotis caerulescens) is a species of bird in the Otididae family, found in Lesotho and South Africa. Its call is a series of frog-like croaks, usually uttered in flight. Its natural habitat is plateau grassland, dry shrubland, arable land and pastureland. It is threatened by habitat loss. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Otidiformes
Family:
  Otididae
Genus:
  Eupodotis

Scientific:
  Eupodotis caerulescens

Citation:
  (Vieillot, 1820)

Reference:
  Tabl.Encyc.Meth.Orn. 1 p.334

Protonym:
  Otis Caerulesens [sic]

Avibase ID:
  501B3D622D2A02BD

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/501B3D62

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 176436


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Geographic range:

  • Eupodotis caerulescens: Acacia and grasslands of South Africa
English:
Blue Bustard
Czech:
drop modravý
German:
Blautrappe
Danish:
Blåtrappe
Spanish:
Sisón Azulado
Finnish:
sinitrappi
French:
Outarde plombée
Italian:
Otarda blu
Japanese:
aoshounogan
Japanese:
アオショウノガン
Dutch:
Blauwe Trap
Norwegian:
Blåtrappe
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Blåtrappe
Polish:
dropik modry
Portuguese:
Abetarda-azul
Russian:
Голубая малая дрофа
Slovak:
drop modrý
Swedish:
blåtrapp
Ukrainian:
Корхаан блакитний
Chinese:
蓝鸨


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Blue Bustard ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Blue Bustard ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Blue Bustard ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Blue Bustard ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Blue Bustard ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Blue Bustard ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Blue Bustard ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Blue Bustard ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Blue Bustard ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Blue Bustard ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Blue Bustard ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Blue Bustard ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Blue Bustard ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Blue Bustard ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Blue Bustard ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Blue Bustard ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Blue Bustard ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Blue Bustard ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Blue Bustard ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Blue Bustard ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Blue Bustard ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Blue Bustard ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Blue Bustard ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Blue Bustard ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Blue Bustard ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Blue Bustard ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Blue Bustard ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Blue Bustard ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Outarde plombée ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Outarde plombée ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
Clements 1st edition:
Blue Korhaan ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
Clements 3rd edition:
Blue Bustard ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
Clements 4th edition:
Blue Bustard ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Blue Bustard ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Blue Bustard ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Blue Bustard ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Blue Bustard ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Blue Bustard ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Blue Bustard ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Blue Bustard ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
Clements 6th edition:
Blue Bustard ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Blue Bustard ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Blue Bustard ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Blue Bustard ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Blue Bustard ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Blue Bustard ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Blue Bustard ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Blue Bustard ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Blue Bustard ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
Clements, version 2015:
Blue Bustard ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
Clements, version 2016:
Blue Bustard ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
Clements, version 2017:
Blue Bustard ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
Clements, version 2018:
Blue Bustard ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
eBird version 1.50:
Blue Bustard ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
eBird version 1.52:
Blue Bustard ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
eBird version 1.53:
Blue Bustard ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
eBird version 1.54:
Blue Bustard ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
eBird version 1.55:
Blue Bustard ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
eBird version 2015:
Blue Bustard ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
eBird version 2016:
Blue Bustard ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
eBird version 2017:
Blue Bustard ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
eBird version 2018:
Blue Bustard ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Blue Bustard ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Blue Bustard ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Blue Bustard ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Blue Bustard ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Blue Bustard ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Blue Bustard ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Blue Bustard ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Blue Bustard ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Blue Bustard ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Blue Bustard ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Blue Bustard ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Blue Bustard ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Blue Bustard ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Blue Bustard ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Blue Bustard ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Blue Bustard ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Blue Bustard ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Blue Bustard ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Blue Korhaan ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Blue Korhaan ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Blue Korhaan ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Blue Korhaan ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Blue Korhaan ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Blue Korhaan ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Blue Korhaan ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Blue Korhaan ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Blue Korhaan ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Blue Korhaan ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Blue Korhaan ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Blue Korhaan ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Blue Korhaan ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Blue Korhaan ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Blue Korhaan ( Eupodotis coerulescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Blue Korhaan ( Eupodotis coerulescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Blue Korhaan ( Eupodotis coerulescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Blue Korhaan ( Eupodotis coerulescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Blue Korhaan ( Eupodotis coerulescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Blue Korhaan ( Eupodotis coerulescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Blue Korhaan ( Eupodotis coerulescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Blue Korhaan ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Blue Korhaan ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Blue Korhaan ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Blue Korhaan ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Blue Korhaan ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Blue Korhaan ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Blue Korhaan ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Blue Korhaan ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Blue Korhaan ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Blue Korhaan ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Blue Korhaan ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Blue Korhaan ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Blue Korhaan ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Blue Korhaan ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Blue Korhaan ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Blue Korhaan ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Blue Korhaan ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Blue Korhaan ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Blue Korhaan ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Blue Bustard ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
James Lee Peters:
Eupodotis caerulescens
James Lee Peters (original):
Eupodotis caerulesens
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Eupodotis caerulesens
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Blue Bustard ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Blue Bustard ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Blue Bustard ( Eupodotis caerulescens)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Eupodotis caerulescens
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Eupodotis coerulescens

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms


Afrikaans: Bloukorhaan
Catalan: Sisó blau
Czech: Drop modravý
Danish: Blåtrappe
German: Blautrappe
English: Blue Bustard, Blue Knorhaan, Blue Korhaan
English (IOC): Blue Korhaan
English (South Africa): Blue Korhaan
Spanish: Sisón Azulado
Spanish (Spain): Sisón Azulado
Spanish (HBW): Blue Bustard
Estonian: sinitrapp
Finnish: Sinitrappi
French: Outarde bleue, Outarde plombée
Hungarian: kék túzok
Italian: Otarda azzurra, Otarda blu
Japanese: aoshounogan
Japanese: アオショウノガン
Scientific: Eupodotis caerulescens, Eupodotis caerulesens, Eupodotis coerulescens, Otis Caerulesens [sic]
Lithuanian: melsvasis einis, Melsvasis korchanas
Dutch: Blauwe Trap
Norwegian Nynorsk: Blåtrappe
Norwegian: Blåtrappe
Polish: dropik modry
Portuguese: Abetarda-azul
Russian: Голубая малая дрофа
Slovak: drop modrý
Serbian: Plava droplja
Sotho, Southern: Tlatlaoe
Swedish: Blåtrapp
Ukrainian: Корхаан блакитний
Chinese: 蓝鸨
Chinese (Traditional): 藍鴇
Zulu: uMbukwane

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