Great Bustard
Otis tarda
(m L 45" WS 6'10"-8'10 Wt 13-40 lb)
(f L 35" WS 5'11" Wt 7.3-18 lb)
Montenmedio Golf
Course, Cadiz
Possibly the heaviest flying central and south
Europe and temperate Asia.
...due mainily to habi-
tat loss, chemical fer-
tilizers and pesticides.
...over 80% die in the
first year of life.