Double-banded Sandgrouse

Pterocles bicinctus - Ganga bibande

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Pterocliformes

  • Family
    :

    Pteroclidés

  • Genus
    :

    Pterocles

  • Species
    :

    bicinctus

Descriptor

Temminck, 1815

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 25 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 210 à 280 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Double-banded Sandgrouse (Pterocles bicinctus) is a species of bird in the Pteroclidae family.

Subspecific information 3 Subspecies

  • Pterocles bicinctus ansorgei (sw Angola)
  • Pterocles bicinctus bicinctus (Namibia, Botswana, nw South Africa)
  • Pterocles bicinctus multicolor (Zambia and Malawi to w Mozambique and ne South Africa)

Foreign names

  • Ganga bibande,
  • Ganga Bicinta,
  • Corticol-de-duas-golas,
  • Nachtflughuhn,
  • kétöves pusztaityúk,
  • Dubbelbandzandhoen,
  • Grandule doppiabanda,
  • Dubbelbandad flyghöna,
  • Tobeltesandhøne,
  • stepiar nočný,
  • stepokur dvoupruhý,
  • Tobåndet Sandhøne,
  • kirjohietakyyhky,
  • Dubbelbandsandpatrys,
  • ganga de dues bandes,
  • stepówka dwuwstęgowa,
  • Ночной рябок,
  • フタオビサケイ,
  • 二斑沙鸡,
  • 雙紋沙雞,

Habitat

Savanna : Dry ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) :

Geographic range

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