Otidid vs Florican - What's the difference?

otidid | florican | Hypernyms |

Otidid is a hypernym of florican.

As nouns the difference between otidid and florican

is that otidid is (zoology) any species of the bustard family otididae while florican is either of two species in the bustard family otididae, houbaropsis bengalensis'' or ''sypheotides indicus .

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(Bustard) (Otididae)


(en noun)
  • (zoology) Any species of the bustard family Otididae.
  • florican

    Alternative forms

    * florikin


    (en noun)
  • Either of two species in the bustard family Otididae, Houbaropsis bengalensis'' or ''Sypheotides indicus .
  • * 1983 , Bustard Studies: Journal of the ICBP Bustard Group , Issues 1-5, page 188,
  • The are two reasons to believe the figure of 362 might be an underestimate: first, not all floricans' were seen on each vidi and, second, male ' floricans were found in other habitats, including cultivated land.
  • * 2002 , David Reed, Nepal , page 365,
  • The park is also home to nearly 400 bird species, three of which - the Bengal florican', the lesser ' florican and the sarus crane - are endangered.
  • * 2003 , J. C. Daniel, Petronia: Fifty Years of Post-independence Ornithology in India: A Centenary Dedication to Dr. S├ílim Ali, 1896-1996 , page 251,
  • Each state is taking its own course of action to conserve bustards and floricans' without knowing what the other states are doing. There is no cooperation among the states, even though bustards and ' floricans move from one state to another.


    * (bird in the bustard family) bustard, otidid

    Derived terms

    * Bengal florican (Houbaropsis bengalensis ) * lesser florican (Sypheotides indicus )

    See also

    * korhaan