Sandgrouse (Pteroclidae)

Tibetan Sandgrouse (Syrrhaptes tibetanus) - HBW 4, p. 51

French: Syrrhapte du Tibet German: Tibetflughuhn 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.

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