Small, slim, long necked bustard. Male breeding has spatulate tipped head plumes, black head/neck and under- parts and white wing coverts show as patch on closed wing, but have less white on wing than Bengal Florican. Non-breeding male similar to female, but has white wing coverts. Female and immature are sandy or cinnamon buff; separated from female/immature Bengal florican by smaller size and slimmer appearance, heavily marked wing- coverts and rufuos rather than buff background coloration to barred flight feathers.
Endangered, 2006 IUCN Red list
Image Credit: Nirav Bhatt (internet)