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Great Bustard

Dutch: Grote Trap
German: Großtrappe
Spanish: Avutarda Común
French: Outarde barbue
Order: Gruiformes
Family: Otidae
Genus: Otis
Species: Otis tarda


20 mm
Great Bustard (Otis tarda) skull, side view
Great Bustard skull
Great Bustard (Otis tarda) skull, top view
Great Bustard skull, top view
Great Bustard (Otis tarda) skull, bottom view
Great Bustard skull, bottom view

Side, top and bottom view of skull. (Click on image to enlarge)

No beak sheat

Length: 116 mm
Length cranium: 58 mm
Width (cranium): 44 mm
Height (cranium): 34 mm
Length bill: 58 mm
Skull ratio: (Length / Length bill) 2.00

Extra image:

Skull of large male, length 139 mm

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