Rock Pratincole

Glareola nuchalis - Glaréole auréolée

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Charadriiformes

  • Family
    :

    Glaréolidés

  • Genus
    :

    Glareola

  • Species
    :

    nuchalis

Descriptor

Gray, GR, 1849

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 19 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 43 à 52 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Rock Pratincole (Glareola nuchalis) is a species of bird in the Glareolidae family.

Subspecific information 2 Subspecies

  • Glareola nuchalis liberiae (Sierra Leone to w Cameroon)
  • Glareola nuchalis nuchalis (Chad to Ethiopia south to s Angola and ne Namibia to w Zambia and Mozambique)

Foreign names

  • Glaréole auréolée,
  • Canastera Sombría,
  • Perdiz-do-mar-escura,
  • Halsband-Brachschwalbe,
  • kövi székicsér,
  • Rotsvorkstaartplevier,
  • Pernice di mare di roccia,
  • Klippvadarsvala,
  • Steinbrakksvale,
  • prieložník golierikatý,
  • ouhorlík skalní,
  • Hvidnakket Braksvale,
  • kivikkopääskykahlaaja,
  • Withalssprinkaanvoël,
  • perdiu de mar fumada,
  • żwirowiec skalny,
  • Белошейная тиркушка,
  • エリジロツバメチドリ,
  • 乌燕鸻,
  • 白頸燕鴴,

Voice song and cries

Glaréole auréolée
adult

Habitat

Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls) ; Marine Coastal/Supratidal : Coastal Brackish/Saline Lagoons/Marine Lakes, Coastal Freshwater Lakes ; Artificial/Aquatic and Marine : Water Storage Areas (over 8ha), Ponds (below 8ha)

Geographic range

Illustration

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