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Black-bellied Bustard

Lissotis melanogaster (Rüppell, 1835)

Related taxa:
Partial list of sound recordings available from xeno-canto, macaulaylibrary.org & avocet.zoology.msu.edu.
Species name Recordist Date Location Remarks Cat.nr.
Black-bellied Bustard - Lissotis melanogaster melanogaster Rolf A. de By 2015-09-10 Lake Mburo National Park, Kiruhura (Uganda) (1255 m) call -

First at first nearby, slowly distancing

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

282003
xeno-canto.org
Black-bellied Bustard - Lissotis melanogaster Derek Solomon 02-12-10 Lower Sabi Camp Kruger National Park, South Africa (South Africa) (350 m) Call (B) -   70419
xeno-canto.org
Black-bellied Bustard - Lissotis melanogaster notophila Charles Hesse 26-12-2009 Kruger NP, Mpumalanga (South Africa) (300 m) Call (B) - 62014
xeno-canto.org
Black-bellied Bustard - Lissotis melanogaster Lynette Rudman 2016-12-14 Choma, Choma, Southern Province, Southern (Zambia) (1400 m) display call, male -

A male seen and recorded while standing on a mound and displaying. The second note in the two note sequence sounds like a cork popping. Interval between the calls was shortened.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

348352
xeno-canto.org
Black-bellied Bustard - Lissotis melanogaster melanogaster Rolf A. de By 2015-09-10 Lake Mburo National Park, Kiruhura (Uganda) (1255 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

281989
xeno-canto.org
Black-bellied Bustard - Lissotis melanogaster Rory Nefdt 2014-10-24 Mara Siria Camp, Mara Triangle, Narok (Kenya) (1800 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

200249
xeno-canto.org
Black-bellied Bustard - Lissotis melanogaster Peter Boesman 2017-12-13 Mutinondo Wilderness area, Northern Province, Northern (pre-2011) (Zambia) call - [sono] 398107
xeno-canto.org
Black-bellied Bustard - Lissotis melanogaster Peter Boesman 2017-12-13 Mutinondo Wilderness area, Northern Province, Northern (pre-2011) (Zambia) call - [sono] 398108
xeno-canto.org
Black-bellied Bustard - Lissotis melanogaster Morgan Van Peursem 2018-10-27 (-3.348, 36.633) TGT, Arusha, Tanzania, Arusha (Tanzania)   -   121433081
macaulaylibrary.org
Black-bellied Bustard - Lissotis melanogaster Diego Caiafa 2004-03-16 Letaba Camp, Kruger National Park, Limpopo, South Africa, Limpopo Province (South Africa)   -   304389931
macaulaylibrary.org
Black-bellied Bustard - Lissotis melanogaster notophila Werner van der Walt 2017-01-07 Kruger Park (near Kruger National Park), Mopani, Limpopo, Limpopo Province (South Africa) (380 m) call, male -

Male calling from the middle of the dirt road,, raising it's neck during first part of call and then pulls head back into shoulders during second part.

391914
xeno-canto.org
Black-bellied Bustard - Lissotis melanogaster Glen Chapman 2018-03-22 Maasai Mara NR--Keekorok Lodge, Rift Valley, Kenya, Rift Valley (Kenya)   - Seen during recording. Recorded by Riley Chapman. 127731061
macaulaylibrary.org
Black-bellied Bustard - Lissotis melanogaster Linda R. Macaulay 12/27/1997 Selati Lodge, Sabi Sands; Sabi Sabi Game Reserve, South Africa, South Africa (South Africa)   -   88103
macaulaylibrary.org
Black-bellied Bustard - Lissotis melanogaster Peter Boesman 2019-09-21 Kalwelwa area, Mwinilunga, North-Western province, North-Western (Zambia) call - [sono] 508969
xeno-canto.org
Black-bellied Bustard - Lissotis melanogaster Myles E. W. North 1963-01-22 Near Chilanga; Mount Makulu Estate, Lusaka, Zambia, Lusaka (Zambia)   -   2906
macaulaylibrary.org
Black-bellied Bustard - Eupodotis melanogaster Pamela C. Rasmussen 19 May 2011 Tanzania: Mikumi National Park, near headquarters (-7.31, 37.08) , Tanzania (Tanzania) (500 m) song - quality: excellent 13827
avocet.zoology.msu.edu
Black-bellied Bustard - Lissotis melanogaster Morgan Van Peursem 2018-11-02 (-3.348, 36.633) TGT, Arusha, Tanzania, Arusha (Tanzania)   -   121936141
macaulaylibrary.org

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