Cream-colored Courser

Cursorius cursor - Courvite isabelle

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Charadriiformes

  • Family
    :

    Glaréolidés

  • Genus
    :

    Cursorius

  • Species
    :

    cursor

Descriptor

Latham, 1787

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 22 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 51 à 57 cm.
  • Weight
    : 93 à 156 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Identification

Courvite isabelle
adult plum. breeding
Courvite isabelle
juvenile

Cream-colored Courser (Cursorius cursor) is a species of bird in the Glareolidae family.

Subspecific information 3 subspecies

  • Cursorius cursor cursor (Canary Is., North Africa to Iraq)
  • Cursorius cursor bogolubovi (se Turkey to nw India)
  • Cursorius cursor exsul (Cape Verde Is.)

Foreign names

  • Courvite isabelle,
  • Corredor sahariano,
  • corredeira-comum,
  • Rennvogel,
  • futómadár,
  • Renvogel,
  • Corrione biondo,
  • ökenlöpare,
  • Ørkenløper,
  • behavec plavý,
  • běhulík plavý,
  • Ørkenløber,
  • aavikkojuoksija,
  • corredor cremós,
  • Sandlápa,
  • rączak (zwyczajny),
  • smilšu kurjerputns,
  • puščavski tekalec,
  • Бегунок,
  • スナバシリ,
  • 沙色走鸻,
  • 乳白色走鴴,

Voice song and cries

Courvite isabelle
juvenile

Habitat

Courvite isabelle
adult plum. breeding

Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Grassland : Temperate ; Desert : Hot ; Other :

Geographic range

Threats - protection

IUCN conservation status
Extinct
Threatened
Least
concern
Extinc
in the Wild
Near
threatened
Not
evaluated
EX EW CR EN VU NT LC NE

Sources of information

Other sources of interest

QRcode Courvite isabelle
Updated: 08-10-2008
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