Namaqua Sandgrouse

Pterocles namaqua - Ganga namaqua

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Pterocliformes

  • Family
    :

    Pteroclidés

  • Genus
    :

    Pterocles

  • Species
    :

    namaqua

Descriptor

Gmelin, JF, 1789

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 28 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 143 à 192 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Namaqua Sandgrouse (Pterocles namaqua) is a species of bird in the Pteroclidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Ganga namaqua,
  • Ganga Namaqua,
  • Cortiçol da Namáqua,
  • Namaflughuhn,
  • kalahári pusztaityúk,
  • Namaqua-zandhoen,
  • Grandule del Namaqua,
  • Namaquaflyghöna,
  • Namaquasandhøne,
  • stepiar ranný,
  • stepokur jihoafrický,
  • Kapsandhøne,
  • namibianhietakyyhky,
  • Kelkiewyn,
  • ganga de Namaqua,
  • stepówka namibijska,
  • Южноафриканский рябок,
  • クリムネサケイ,
  • 那马瓜沙鸡,
  • 那馬瓜沙雞,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Savanna : Dry ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Desert : Hot

Geographic range

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