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 1 year ago 13 sec 3.6
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