Sandgrouse (Pteroclidae)

Spotted Sandgrouse (Pterocles senegallus) - HBW 4, p. 52

French: Ganga tacheté German: Tropfenflughuhn Spanish: Ganga Moteada
Other common names: Northern Spotted/Saharan Sandgrouse

Taxonomy: Tetrao senegallus Linnaeus, 1771, Senegal; error = Algeria.
Birds of India formerly separated as race remotus. Monotypic.

Distribution: S Morocco, Western Sahara and Mauritania through Sahara Desert to Ethiopia and N Somalia, and on through Arabian Peninsula and Iraq to Pakistan and NW India, where occurs in Indian and Thar Deserts.

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