Struthio camelus

Struthio camelus Linnaeus, 1758

Common Names

Ostrich (English), Autruche d'Afrique (French)

Languages: English

Ecology and Distribution

Distribution

Large parts of Africa: W & S Sahara - Sahel, Somalia - Tanzania, Southern Africa.

More information about the distribution of the several subspecies is available at ibc.lynxeds.com.

Habitat

Savanna and semi-desert

Movements and dispersal

Resident

References

Lack, P. (2010).  The African Bird Club checklist of African birds: Non-Passerines.