Yellow-throated Sandgrouse (Pterocles gutturalis) - HBW 4, p. 55
French: Ganga à gorge jaune
Spanish: Ganga Gorgigualda
Taxonomy: Pterocles gutturalis A. Smith, 1836, near Kurrichane, western Transvaal, South Africa.
In past, sometimes included in genus Eremialector. Birds from E of L Tanganyika formerly separated as race tanganjicae. Two subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- saturatior Hartert, 1900 - Ethiopia S through Kenya and Tanzania to extreme N Zambia.
- gutturalis A. Smith, 1836 - S Zambia and W Zimbabwe S through Botswana to N Cape Province and W Transvaal.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
Female and three males walking at side of the road Locality Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Serengeti, Tanzania (ssp saturatior)
Marc de Bont 17 December 2007 2 years ago 26 sec 4.3
A pair on the grass, the male preening Locality Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya (ssp saturatior)
Bill Wayman 31 December 1996 5 years ago 24 sec 4.3
Female and male walking next to road Locality Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Serengeti, Tanzania (ssp saturatior)
Marc de Bont 17 December 2007 2 years ago 18 sec 4.1