A large, long-necked bustard with a small crest at the back of the head and white spots on the wing coverts. The sexes have similar plumage, but females are smaller and slimmer. Found in dry savanna, grassland, and desert, usually in pairs or loose groups. Similar to Kori Bustard, but smaller and slimmer, and lacks black at the base of the neck and along the front of the wing. Similar in size to Dehnam’s Bustard, but lacks rufous on the back of the neck. Not very vocal, but will give a low-pitched growling note when displaying or when flushed.