Burchell's Sandgrouse

Pterocles burchelli - Ganga de Burchell

Ganga de Burchell
♂ adult
Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Pterocliformes

  • Family
    :

    Pteroclidés

  • Genus
    :

    Pterocles

  • Species
    :

    burchelli

Descriptor

Sclater, WL, 1922

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 25 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 180 à 200 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Burchell's Sandgrouse (Pterocles burchelli) is a species of bird in the Pteroclidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Ganga de Burchell,
  • Ganga Goteada,
  • Cortiçol-malhado,
  • Fleckenflughuhn,
  • pettyes pusztaityúk,
  • Bont Zandhoen,
  • Grandule di Burchell,
  • Pärlflyghöna,
  • Kalaharisandhøne,
  • stepiar dlhonohý,
  • stepokur kropenatý,
  • Gråstrubet Sandhøne,
  • helmihietakyyhky,
  • Gevlekte Sandpatrys,
  • ganga de Burchell,
  • stepówka kalaharyjska,
  • Пятнистый рябок,
  • シロボシサケイ,
  • 杂色沙鸡,
  • 雜色沙雞,

Habitat

Savanna : Dry ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha), Seasonal/Intermittent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha), Freshwater Springs and Oases

Geographic range

Illustration

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