Grey Pratincole (Glareola cinerea) - HBW 3, p. 383
French: Glaréole grise
Spanish: Canastera Gris
Other common names: Cream-coloured Pratincole
Taxonomy: Glareola cinerea Fraser, 1843, mouth of River Niger.
Sometimes placed in genus Galachrysia with G. nuchalis and G. lactea. Forms superspecies with G. lactea. Birds from upper R Niger, with more cinnamon on nape and breast, may merit subspecific separation as race colorata. Monotypic.
Distribution: Large rivers and coasts: Mali and Niger to Ghana, Cameroon, W Zaire and NW Angola.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
Grey Pratincole running along the bank of the Logone river, Cameroon-Chad border
Locality Logone Birni, Far North Province, Cameroon
Frans Vandewalle 2 January 1978 21 weeks ago 4
Grey Pratincole in Loango NP, Gabon
Locality Loango National Park, Ogooué-Maritime Province, Gabon
Adam Riley 1 March 2010 2 years ago 3.8
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