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Ian Fulton | profile | all galleries >> African Galleries >> Namibia (and a little of Botswana) >> Namibia Birds - Individual Species Gallery >> Ruppell's Korhaan tree view | thumbnails | slideshow

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Ruppell's Korhaan

(eupodotis rueppelii)
The Ruppell's Korhaan, sometimes called the Ruppell's Bustard, is a large stately bird which is endemic to the desert and arid areas of Namibia and Angola. We encountered a few pairs of these birds on our drive across the Namib-Naukluft plain. Photographs taken in the valley descending from Spreetshoogte Pass towards Solitaire on the plain.
Ruppell's Korhaan, Namib Desert, Namibia
Ruppell's Korhaan, Namib Desert, Namibia
Ruppell's Korhaan, Namib Desert, Namibia
Ruppell's Korhaan, Namib Desert, Namibia
Ruppell's Korhaan, Namib Desert, Namibia
Ruppell's Korhaan, Namib Desert, Namibia
Ruppell's Korhaan, Namib Desert, Namibia
Ruppell's Korhaan, Namib Desert, Namibia