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Little Brown Bustard

Heterotetrax humilis (Blyth, 1855)

The Little Brown Bustard, Outarde Somalienne, or Sisón Somalí (Eupodotis humilis) is a species of bird in the Otididae family. It is found in Ethiopia and Somalia. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry shrubland and subtropical or tropical dry lowland grassland. As indicated by its name, this bustard is the world's smallest at 40 cm (16 in) and 600 grams (1.3 lb). It is threatened by habitat loss. Source: Wikipedia

Order:
  Otidiformes
Family:
  Otididae
Genus:
  Heterotetrax

Scientific:
  Heterotetrax humilis

Citation:
  (Blyth, 1855)

Reference:
  J.Asiat.Soc.Bengal 24(1855) p.305

Protonym:
  Sypheotides humilis

Avibase ID:
  1BF89BB671A3CA09

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/1BF89BB6

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 176438


NEAR THREATENED

Geographic range:

  • Heterotetrax humilis: Acacia and thornbush of e Ethiopia and n Somalia
English:
Little Brown Bustard
Czech:
drop nejmenší
German:
Somalitrappe
Danish:
Bruntrappe
Spanish:
Sisón Somalí
Finnish:
somaliantrappi
French:
Outarde somalienne
Italian:
Otarda bruna
Japanese:
kasshokushounogan
Japanese:
カッショクショウノガン
Dutch:
Somalische Trap
Norwegian:
Pygmétrappe
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Pygmétrappe
Polish:
dropik somalijski
Portuguese:
Sisão-marrom
Russian:
Бурая малая дрофа
Slovak:
drop hnedkavý
Swedish:
bruntrapp
Ukrainian:
Корхаан малий
Chinese:
褐鸨


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Little Brown Bustard ( Eupodotis humilis)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Little Brown Bustard ( Eupodotis humilis)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Little Brown Bustard ( Eupodotis humilis)
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Little Brown Bustard ( Eupodotis humilis)
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Little Brown Bustard ( Eupodotis humilis)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Little Brown Bustard ( Eupodotis humilis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Little Brown Bustard ( Heterotetrax humilis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Little Brown Bustard ( Eupodotis humilis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Little Brown Bustard ( Eupodotis humilis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Little Brown Bustard ( Heterotetrax humilis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Little Brown Bustard ( Heterotetrax humilis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Little Brown Bustard ( Heterotetrax humilis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Little Brown Bustard ( Heterotetrax humilis)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Little Brown Bustard ( Eupodotis humilis)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Little Brown Bustard ( Eupodotis humilis)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Little Brown Bustard ( Eupodotis humilis)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Little Brown Bustard ( Eupodotis humilis)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Little Brown Bustard ( Eupodotis humilis)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Little Brown Bustard ( Eupodotis humilis)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Little Brown Bustard ( Eupodotis humilis)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Little Brown Bustard ( Eupodotis humilis)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Little Brown Bustard ( Eupodotis humilis)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Little Brown Bustard ( Heterotetrax humilis)
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Little Brown Bustard ( Heterotetrax humilis)
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Little Brown Bustard ( Heterotetrax humilis)
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Little Brown Bustard ( Heterotetrax humilis)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Little Brown Bustard ( Heterotetrax humilis)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Little Brown Bustard ( Heterotetrax humilis)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Outarde somalienne ( Eupodotis humilis)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Outarde somalienne ( Eupodotis humilis)
Clements 1st edition:
Little Brown Bustard ( Eupodotis humilis)
Clements 3rd edition:
Little Brown Bustard ( Eupodotis humilis)
Clements 4th edition:
Little Brown Bustard ( Eupodotis humilis)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Little Brown Bustard ( Eupodotis humilis)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Little Brown Bustard ( Eupodotis humilis)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Little Brown Bustard ( Eupodotis humilis)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Little Brown Bustard ( Eupodotis humilis)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Little Brown Bustard ( Eupodotis humilis)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Little Brown Bustard ( Eupodotis humilis)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Little Brown Bustard ( Eupodotis humilis)
Clements 6th edition:
Little Brown Bustard ( Eupodotis humilis)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Little Brown Bustard ( Eupodotis humilis)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Little Brown Bustard ( Eupodotis humilis)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Little Brown Bustard ( Eupodotis humilis)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Little Brown Bustard ( Eupodotis humilis)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Little Brown Bustard ( Eupodotis humilis)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Little Brown Bustard ( Eupodotis humilis)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Little Brown Bustard ( Eupodotis humilis)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Little Brown Bustard ( Eupodotis humilis)
Clements, version 2015:
Little Brown Bustard ( Eupodotis humilis)
Clements, version 2016:
Little Brown Bustard ( Eupodotis humilis)
Clements, version 2017:
Little Brown Bustard ( Eupodotis humilis)
Clements, version 2018:
Little Brown Bustard ( Eupodotis humilis)
Clements, version 2019:
Little Brown Bustard ( Eupodotis humilis)
eBird version 1.50:
Little Brown Bustard ( Eupodotis humilis)
eBird version 1.52:
Little Brown Bustard ( Eupodotis humilis)
eBird version 1.53:
Little Brown Bustard ( Eupodotis humilis)
eBird version 1.54:
Little Brown Bustard ( Eupodotis humilis)
eBird version 1.55:
Little Brown Bustard ( Eupodotis humilis)
eBird version 2015:
Little Brown Bustard ( Eupodotis humilis)
eBird version 2016:
Little Brown Bustard ( Eupodotis humilis)
eBird version 2017:
Little Brown Bustard ( Eupodotis humilis)
eBird version 2018:
Little Brown Bustard ( Eupodotis humilis)
eBird version 2019:
Little Brown Bustard ( Eupodotis humilis)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Little Brown Bustard ( Eupodotis humilis)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Little Brown Bustard ( Eupodotis humilis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Little Brown Bustard ( Eupodotis humilis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Little Brown Bustard ( Eupodotis humilis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Little Brown Bustard ( Eupodotis humilis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Little Brown Bustard ( Eupodotis humilis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Little Brown Bustard ( Eupodotis humilis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Little Brown Bustard ( Eupodotis humilis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Little Brown Bustard ( Eupodotis humilis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Little Brown Bustard ( Eupodotis humilis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Little Brown Bustard ( Eupodotis humilis)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Little Brown Bustard ( Heterotetrax humilis)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Little Brown Bustard ( Heterotetrax humilis)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Little Brown Bustard ( Eupodotis humilis)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Little Brown Bustard ( Heterotetrax humilis)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Little Brown Bustard ( Heterotetrax humilis)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Little Brown Bustard ( Heterotetrax humilis)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Little Brown Bustard ( Heterotetrax humilis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Little Brown Bustard ( Eupodotis humilis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Little Brown Bustard ( Eupodotis humilis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Little Brown Bustard ( Eupodotis humilis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Little Brown Bustard ( Eupodotis humilis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Little Brown Bustard ( Eupodotis humilis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Little Brown Bustard ( Eupodotis humilis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Little Brown Bustard ( Eupodotis humilis)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Little Brown Bustard ( Eupodotis humilis)
James Lee Peters:
Eupodotis humilis
James Lee Peters (original):
Eupodotis humilis
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Eupodotis humilis
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Little Brown Bustard ( Eupodotis humilis)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Little Brown Bustard ( Eupodotis humilis)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Little Brown Bustard ( Eupodotis humilis)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Eupodotis humilis
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Eupodotis humilis

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Catalan: Sisó menut
Czech: Drop cernokrídlý, drop nejmenší
Danish: Bruntrappe
German: Somalitrappe
English: Brown Bustard, Little Brown Bustard, Little Brown Korhaan, Little Knorhaan, Somali Black-throated Bustard
English (IOC): Little Brown Bustard
Spanish: Sisón Pardo, Sisón Somali, Sisón Somalí
Spanish (Spain): Sisón Somalí
Spanish (HBW): Little Brown Bustard
Estonian: somaali trapp
Finnish: Somaliantrappi
French: Outarde somalienne, Petite Outarde brune
Hungarian: szomáli túzok
Italian: Otarda bruna, Otarda umile
Japanese: kasshokushounogan
Japanese: カッショクショウノガン
Scientific: Eupodotis humilis, Heterotetrax humilis, Sypheotides humilis
Lithuanian: Mažasis korchanas, rudasis einis
Dutch: Somalische Trap
Norwegian Nynorsk: Pygmétrappe
Norwegian: Pygmétrappe
Polish: dropik somalijski
Portuguese: Sisão-marrom
Russian: Бурая малая дрофа
Slovak: drop hnedkavý
Serbian: Mala smeđa droplja
Swedish: Bruntrapp
Ukrainian: Корхаан малий
Chinese: 褐鸨
Chinese (Traditional): 褐鴇

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