Birds, The great bustard, Otis tarda
The great bustard (Otis tarda)
Fine etching published ca 1850. Original hand coloring.
Original antique print
Height of bird: 10 cm (3.9")
Page size: 16 x 16 cm (6.2 x 6.2")
The great bustard (Otis tarda) is a bird in the bustard family, and it is the only living member of the genus Otis. It breeds in open grasslands and farmland from northern Morocco, South and Central Europe, to temperate Central and East Asia.