Cream-colored Courser

Cursorius cursor - Courvite isabelle

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Charadriiformes

  • Family
    :

    Glaréolidés

  • Genus
    :

    Cursorius

  • Species
    :

    cursor

Descriptor

Latham, 1787

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 22 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 51 à 57 cm.
  • Weight
    : 93 à 156 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Cream-colored Courser (Cursorius cursor) is a species of bird in the Glareolidae family.

Subspecific information 3 Subspecies

  • Cursorius cursor cursor (Canary Is., North Africa to Iraq)
  • Cursorius cursor bogolubovi (se Turkey to nw India)
  • Cursorius cursor exsul (Cape Verde Is.)

Foreign names

  • Courvite isabelle,
  • Corredor Sahariano,
  • Corredor,
  • Rennvogel,
  • Futómadár,
  • Renvogel,
  • Corrione biondo,
  • Ökenlöpare,
  • Ørkenløper,
  • behavec plavý,
  • běhulík plavý,
  • Ørkenløber,
  • aavikkojuoksija,
  • corredor cremós,
  • Sandlápa,
  • rączak (zwyczajny),
  • smilšu kurjerputns,
  • puščavski tekalec,
  • Бегунок,
  • スナバシリ,
  • 乳色走鸻,
  • 乳白色走鴴,

Habitat

Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Grassland : Temperate ; Desert : Hot ; Other :

Geographic range

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