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Little Brown Bustard
Eupodotis humilis
Savile's Bustard
Lophotis savilei
  Lynes, 1920
Buff-crested Bustard
Lophotis gindiana
IOC 9.2

Savile's Bustard
Lophotis savilei
Est Gossas, Senegal - 2019-02-26
© Göran Lenz

Field guides

Plate/page: 41

Nik Borrow and Ron Demey
Birds of Senegal and the Gambia

Plate/page: 16.3

Barlow, C. and Washer, T.
A Field Guide to Birds of The Gambia and Senegal

Plate/page: 148

Sinclair, I. and Ryan, P.
Birds of Africa south of the Sahara. First edition.

Plate/page: 34

Borrow, N. and Demey, R.
Birds of Western Africa


  • Eupodotis savilei: Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2019. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2019.
  • Lophotis savilei: Gill, F and D Donsker (Eds). 2019. IOC World Bird List (v 9.2). http://www.worldbirdnames.org/
  • Barlow, C. and Washer, T.: A Field Guide to Birds of The Gambia and Senegal; Yale University Press, January 21, 1998; ISBN:0-300-07454-9
  • Borrow, N. and Demey, R.: Birds of Western Africa; Helm Field Guides, 2001; ISBN:0-713-63959-8
  • Sinclair, I. and Ryan, P.: Birds of Africa south of the Sahara. First edition.; Struik, 2003; ISBN:1-868-72857-9
  • Nik Borrow and Ron Demey: Birds of Senegal and the Gambia; Helm Field Guides, Mar 1, 2012; ISBN:1408134691
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    Scientific Classification
    Kingdom Animals
    Phylum Chordates
    Class Birds
    Order Bustards
    Family Bustards
    Genus Lophotis
    Species Savile's Bustard
    Lynes, 1920
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    AF Mauritania, Senegal and Gambia to c Sudan
    Conservation Status
     LC  IUCN Red List 2015
    BirdLife Species Factsheet
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