Red-crested Korhaan (Lophotis ruficrista) male (13799477455)
Red-crested Korhaan (Lophotis ruficrista)
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Otidiformes
Family Otididae
Genus Lophotis

Lophotis is a genus of bustards in the Otididae. The genus contains three species, all found in Africa. All three species are sometimes placed in the genus Eupodotis, and are closely related to that genus and the genus Afrotis. One distinctive feature of the genus is a pink retractile crest.


Buff-crested Bustard (Oustalet, 1881) (Lophotis gindiana)
Red-crested Korhaan (Smith, 1836) (Lophotis ruficrista)
Savile's Bustard (Lynes, 1920) (Lophotis savilei)