Black-bellied Sandgrouse

Pterocles orientalis - Ganga unibande

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Pterocliformes

  • Family
    :

    Pteroclidés

  • Genus
    :

    Pterocles

  • Species
    :

    orientalis

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1758

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 39 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 70 à 73 cm.
  • Weight
    : 300 à 450 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Black-bellied Sandgrouse (Pterocles orientalis) is a species of bird in the Pteroclidae family.

Subspecific information 2 Subspecies

  • Pterocles orientalis orientalis (Canary Is., Iberian Pen., Morocco to w Iran)
  • Pterocles orientalis arenarius (Kazakhstan to s Iran and Afghanistan, east to nw China)

Foreign names

  • Ganga unibande,
  • Ganga Ortega,
  • Cortiçol-de-barriga-preta,
  • Sandflughuhn,
  • feketehasú pusztaityúk,
  • Zwartbuikzandhoen,
  • Ganga,
  • Svartbukad flyghöna,
  • Svartbuksandhøne,
  • stepiar čiernobruchý,
  • stepokur písečný,
  • Sortbuget Sandhøne,
  • hietakyyhky,
  • xurra,
  • Sandspjátra,
  • stepówka czarnobrzucha,
  • melnvēdera smilšvistiņa,
  • črna stepska kokoška,
  • Чернобрюхий рябок,
  • オオサケイ,
  • 黑腹沙鸡,
  • 黑腹沙雞,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Mediterranean-type Shrubby Vegetation ; Grassland : Temperate ; Desert : Hot ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land

Geographic range

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