Ostrich, North African Red-necked


Name: Ostrich, North African Red-necked

Scientific name: Struthio camelus camelus

Type: Ostrich

Color: Black,White

Habitat: Desert

Nature Reserves: Al Sheehaniya Reserve,Al Reem Reserve

Size: 182cm

Conservation status:

Imported and can breed locally


Huge, flightless bird with long bare legs and neck. Male has blackish plumage with white wings and tail. (can be chestnut) Females and immature birds grey brown. 60 - 80kg. Introduced into Qatar.