Charadriiformes

Coursers and Pratincoles (Glareolidae)

HBW 3, p. 364

  • Plover-like or tern-like waders, with long or very long wings, and long or relatively short legs.
  • Old World tropics, with greatest diversity in Afrotropical Region.
  • Desert to savanna, with some species usually adjacent to water; mostly at lower elevations, but sometimes up to 2000 m or higher.
  • 6 genera, 17 species, 33 taxa.
  • 2 species threatened; none extinct since 1600.
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6 genera, 17 species

518 files covering
6 genera (100%)
16 species (94%)

 

    187 videos covering
6 genera (100%)
16 species (94%)
    317 photographs covering
6 genera (100%)
16 species (94%)
    14 sound recordings covering
3 genera (50%)
7 species (41%)
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