Otididae


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Related to Otididae: taciturn
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Noun1.Otididae - bustards
bird family - a family of warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
Gruiformes, order Gruiformes - inland marsh-dwelling birds with long legs and necks and bills that wade in water in search of food: cranes; rails; bustards
bustard - large heavy-bodied chiefly terrestrial game bird capable of powerful swift flight; classified with wading birds but frequents grassy steppes
genus Otis, Otis - type genus of the Otididae: European bustard
Choriotis, genus Choriotis - Australian bustard
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Diseases and Medical Management of Houbara Bustards and Other Otididae. Emirates Printing Press LLC, Dubai.
Yet another form of life characteristic of the desert birds is represented in the cold deserts and subdeserts of Asia by stone curlews (family Bur-hinidae) and bustards (family Otididae).