Tibetan Sandgrouse (Syrrhaptes tibetanus) - HBW 4, p. 51
French: Syrrhapte du Tibet
Spanish: Ganga Tibetana
Other common names: Mountain/Tibetan Three-toed Sandgrouse
Taxonomy: Syrrhaptes tibetanus Gould, 1850, Tso Morari Lake, Kashmir.
Birds from the Pamirs formerly separated as race pamirensis. Monotypic.
Distribution: Tibetan plateau, W to Kashmir and Pamir Mts, N to mountains of Astin Tagh and Nan Shan, E to Qinghai and NW Sichuan.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
male on ground, takes off (and again in slow motion) Locality Er La Pass, Qinghai, China (Northern) (Monotypic species)
Martin Kennewell 29 June 2011 2 years ago 13 sec 3.8
male taking off in slow motion Locality Er La Pass, Qinghai, China (Northern) (Monotypic species)
Martin Kennewell 29 June 2011 13 weeks ago 13 sec 3.2
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