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Kori bustard, Kalahari

At over 20kg, the kori bustard is the heaviest flying bird on the planet.

While it prefers to take off with a run-up, it can actually fly from a standing position. That would be something to see.

Shot Details
Canon 20D, 100-400/4.5-5.6L IS
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