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Ngorongoro Conservation Area


Make Nikon D300
Lens Nikkor AF-S VR 70-300 mm f/4.5-5.6G   at 160 mm
Exposure 1/500 s, f/8, ISO 320 
Image size 800 x 534 pixels

IOC Names

Deutsch  Strauß Dutch  Struisvogel
Italian  Struzzo comune Spanish  Avestruz


The adult female of Struthio camelus camelus is largely brown, as here, while that of massaicus is grey brown.


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Common Ostrich fem
Struthio camelus
Autruche d'Afrique

Jean-Michel PAULUS