Great Indian Bustard
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The Great Indian Bustard or Indian Bustard with the scientific name Ardeotis nigriceps is
one of the rarest birds found in India and the Pakistan. It is the only bustard bird in India which belongs to the family ardeotis.
It is one of a large bird found in India which has a horizontal body with long bare legs. Because of this it gets an ostrich like appearance. This bird species is one of the heaviest flying birds in India. The quick classification of this Great Indian Bustard is given below,
The length of the Female Indian bustard is 92 cm (36 in) and the weight of the female Indian bustard is 7.5 to 15 lb (3.5to 7.75 kg). The male Indian bustard is in deep sandy buff colour. During the breeding season male bustard has a breast band in black colour. The crown in this birds' head is in black colour. The female bustard is small in size when compared to the male. The weight of this species is in the range of 9.5 kg (21 lb). Sometimes, these species weigh up to 18.15 kg (40 lb).