Morphometric variation of Houbara Bustard. - M.S. Nadeem, Sh. Kamal, M.
Asif, H. Rashid. - Berkut. 12 (1-2) 2003. - P. 161-163.
Morphometric of 235 Houbara (Male 136, Females 99) was studied. Means, standard deviations and ranges of 11 characters separately of males, females and pooled sexes were calculated. The pattern of character variability was almost similar in males and females. Body weight was the most variable character in both males, females and in pooled sexes, followed by wing and tail. Beak width and beak length were the least variable characters in both males, females and in pooled sexes. [English].
Key words: morphometric, Houbara, Chlamydotis undulata macqueenii, Pakistan, variation.
Address: M.S. Nadeem, Zoology Department, New Campus, Punjab University, Lahore, Pakistan; e-mail: email@example.com.