Sandgrouse (Pteroclidae)

Pallas's Sandgrouse (Syrrhaptes paradoxus) - HBW 4, p. 51

French: Syrrhapte paradoxal German: Steppenflughuhn Spanish: Ganga de Pallas

Taxonomy: Tetrao paradoxa Pallas, 1773, southern Tartarian Desert.
Monotypic.

Distribution: Mostly between 40° N and 50° N, from Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan through NW China (Xinjiang) and Mongolia E to NC China (Gansu), S to Kunlun Shan and Qaidam Basin in Qinghai (WC China); sporadically E to Inner Mongolia and Heilongjiang (NE China).

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