Pterocliformes

Sandgrouse (Pteroclidae)

HBW 4, p. 30

  • Medium-sized terrestrial birds, superficially similar to partridges or pigeons, with short bill, small head, long wings, short legs and feathered tarsi; toes sometimes feathered.
  • Afrotropical, Palearctic and Oriental Regions
  • Open areas, generally in arid or semi-arid zones.
  • 2 genera, 16 species, 36 taxa.
  • No species threatened; none extinct since 1600.
  • 16
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2 genera, 16 species

477 files covering
2 genera (100%)
16 species (100%)

 

    163 videos covering
2 genera (100%)
16 species (100%)
    304 photographs covering
2 genera (100%)
16 species (100%)
    10 sound recordings covering
1 genus (50%)
6 species (38%)
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