Ludwig's Bustard Neotis ludwigii


Allan, D.G. 1994. The abundance and movements of Ludwig’s Bustard Neotis ludwigii. Ostrich 65: 95-105.

Anderson, M. D. 2000. Ludwig’s Bustard. In: Barnes, K. N. (ed.), The Eskom Red Data Book of birds of South Africa, , Lesotho and Swaziland, pp. 105-107. BirdLife South Africa, Johannesburg.

Anderson, M. D. 2002. Karoo large terrestrial bird powerline project, Report No 1.

del Hoyo, J.; Elliott, A.; Sargatal, J. 1996. Handbook of the Birds of the World, vol. 3: Hoatzin to Auks. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona, Spain.

IUCN. 2016. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2016-3. Available at: www.iucnredlist.org. (Accessed: 07 December 2016).

IUCN. 2018. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2018-2. Available at: www.iucnredlist.org. (Accessed: 15 November 2018).

Jenkins, A., Gibbons, B. and Visagie, R. 2009. Establishment and maintenance of a long-term bird:power line interaction monitoring site in the De Aar (Hydra) area of the eastern Karoo, Northern Cape.

Jenkins, A.; Smallie, J. 2009. Terminal velocity: end of the line for Ludwig’s Bustard? Africa - Birds & Birding 14(2): 34-39.

Jenkins, A.R.; Shaw, J.M.; Smallie, J.J.; Gibbons, B.; Visagie, R.; Ryan, P.R. 2011. Estimating the impacts of power line collisions on Ludwig’s Bustards Neotis ludwigii. Bird Conservation International 21: 303-310.

Martin, G. R.; Shaw, J. M. 2010. Bird collisions with power lines: Failing to see the way ahead? . Biological Conservation 143: 2695-2702.

Scott, H. A.; Shaw, J. M.; Pallett, J. R. 2015. Ludwig's Bustard Neotis ludwigii. In: Simmons, R. E.; Brown, C. J.; Kemper, J. (ed.), Birds to watch in Namibia: red, rare and endemic species, pp. 52-54. Ministry of Environment and Tourism, Namibia Nature Foundation.

Shaw, J. M. 2013. Power line collisions in the Karoo: Conserving Ludwig’s Bustard. PhD thesis. University of Cape Town.

Shaw, J. M. 2015. Ludwig's Bustard Neotis ludwigii. In: Taylor, M. R.; Peacock, F.; Wanless, R. M. (ed.), The 2015 Eskom Red Data Book of Birds of South Africa, Lesotho and Swaziland, pp. 95-96. BirdLife South Africa, Johannesburg, South Africa.

Shaw, J. M.; Jenkins, A. R.; Allan, D. G.; Ryan, P. G. 2015. Population size and trends of Ludwig’s Bustard Neotis ludwigii and other large terrestrial birds in the Karoo, South Africa. Bird Conservation International 26: 69-86.

Shaw, J. M.; Ryan, P. G. 2015. Stable isotopes reveal regional movement patterns in an endangered bustard. Austral Ecology 40: 198-205.

Further resources

IUCN SSC Bustard Specialist Group

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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Species factsheet: Neotis ludwigii. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/ludwigs-bustard-neotis-ludwigii on 05/03/2024.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2024) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org on 05/03/2024.