Spotted Sandgrouse

Pterocles senegallus - Ganga tacheté

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Pterocliformes

  • Family
    :

    Pteroclidés

  • Genus
    :

    Pterocles

  • Species
    :

    senegallus

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1771

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 35 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 53 à 65 cm.
  • Weight
    : 235 à 340 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Spotted Sandgrouse (Pterocles senegallus) is a species of bird in the Pteroclidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Ganga tacheté,
  • Ganga Moteada,
  • Ganga-malhada,
  • Tropfenflughuhn,
  • sivatagi pusztaityúk,
  • Sahelzandhoen,
  • Grandule del Senegal,
  • Ökenflyghöna,
  • Prikksandhøne,
  • stepiar plavobruchý,
  • stepokur saharský,
  • Plettet Sandhøne,
  • täplähietakyyhky,
  • ganga pigallada,
  • Dílaspjátra,
  • stepówka rudogardła,
  • raibā smilšvistiņa,
  • pegasta stepska kokoška,
  • Сенегальский рябок,
  • セネガルサケイ,
  • 斑沙鸡,
  • 點斑沙雞,

Habitat

Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha), Seasonal/Intermittent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha), Freshwater Springs and Oases ; Desert : Hot

Geographic range

Illustration

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