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large heavy-bodied chiefly terrestrial game bird capable of powerful swift flight

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The provincial governments of Punjab, Sindh and Balochistan also filed petitions in the apex court against hunting of Houbara Bustard.
A 22-year-old, wild-caught adult male kori bustard (Ardeotis kori), genetically valuable to the captive breeding population, was presented to the Smithsonian National Zoological Park's veterinary hospital with a 2 X 2-cm ventral keel mass.
Under international laws, he said, hunting houbara bustard was banned and it had also been declared protected bird by Pakistani laws.
The petitioner had challenged permits issued to royal visitors from certain countries for hunting the houbara bustard, claiming that the government had issued the permits despite a ban on hunting of the bird.
That's the courtship display North African birds called houbara bustards (Chlamydotis undulata) perform repeatedly.
Shaikh Abdulla, who is in charge of the project, briefed the King on efforts to provide breeding habitats and improve the houbara bustard population.
Bustard took matters into his own hands when he attacked on the following lap with the pacesetting group growing, and Gullen, 24, joined his swift break from Seamer Bank.
Jennifer Bustard * Vice President of Investor Relations * New Boston Funds Boston
These bird species include the Asian Houbara Bustard and the red-necked ostrich.
Riyadh, Muharram 1, 1435, Nov 4, 2013, SPA -- A scientific team of Saudi Wildlife Commission has concluded recently a field visit to Kazakhstan to follow up the migration of Houbara Bustard Birds and to conduct environmental studies on the birds which spend autumn and winter in the north of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and spring and summer in the south of Kazakhstan.
An institution with a chequered history now aims to justify the national status implied by its title, director James Bustard said at yesterday's media preview.
Nearing the end of the fourth lap Cullaigh and three other riders, Tom Bustard (Herbal Life), Dillon Byrne (Champion Systems) and Alistair Rutherford (Wheelbase Altura), had established a 55 second lead on the nearest chase group.
Paul Stephen Bustard is accused of killing 31-yearold Stephen Davidson.