Yellow-throated Sandgrouse

Pterocles gutturalis - Ganga à gorge jaune

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Pterocliformes

  • Family
    :

    Pteroclidés

  • Genus
    :

    Pterocles

  • Species
    :

    gutturalis

Descriptor

Smith, A, 1836

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 30 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 285 à 400 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Yellow-throated Sandgrouse (Pterocles gutturalis) is a species of bird in the Pteroclidae family.

Subspecific information 2 Subspecies

  • Pterocles gutturalis saturatior (Ethiopia to n Zambia)
  • Pterocles gutturalis gutturalis (s Zambia to South Africa)

Foreign names

  • Ganga à gorge jaune,
  • Ganga Gorgigualda,
  • Cortiçol-de-garganta-amarela,
  • Gelbkehl-Flughuhn,
  • sárgatorkú pusztaityúk,
  • Geelkeelzandhoen,
  • Grandule golagialla,
  • Gulstrupig flyghöna,
  • Gulstrupesandhøne,
  • stepiar žltohrdlý,
  • stepokur žlutohrdlý,
  • Gulstrubet Sandhøne,
  • afrikanhietakyyhky,
  • Geelkeelsandpatrys,
  • ganga golagroga,
  • stepówka żółtogardła,
  • Желтогорлый рябок,
  • キノドサケイ,
  • 黄喉沙鸡,
  • 黃喉沙雞,

Voice song and cries

Ganga à gorge jaune
♂ adult

Habitat

Savanna : Dry ; Grassland : Temperate, Subtropical/Tropical Seasonally Wet/Flooded ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands, Permanent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha), Seasonal/Intermittent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha) ; Desert : Hot ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land

Geographic range

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