Crowned Sandgrouse

Pterocles coronatus - Ganga couronné

Ganga couronné
Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Pterocliformes

  • Family
    :

    Pteroclidés

  • Genus
    :

    Pterocles

  • Species
    :

    coronatus

Descriptor

Lichtenstein, MHK, 1823

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 30 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 52 à 63 cm.
  • Weight
    : 250 à 300 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Ganga couronné
♂ adult
Ganga couronné
♀ adult

Crowned Sandgrouse (Pterocles coronatus) is a species of bird in the Pteroclidae family.

Subspecific information 5 subspecies

  • Pterocles coronatus coronatus (w and c Sahara to e Egypt and n Sudan)
  • Pterocles coronatus vastitas (Sinai Pen.. ne Egypt. to Israel and Jordan)
  • Pterocles coronatus saturatus (n Oman)
  • Pterocles coronatus atratus (Arabian Pen. to s Afghanistan)
  • Pterocles coronatus ladas (Pakistan)

Foreign names

  • Ganga couronné,
  • Ganga coronada,
  • cortiçol-coroado,
  • Kronenflughuhn,
  • koronás pusztaityúk,
  • Kroonzandhoen,
  • Grandule coronata,
  • kronflyghöna,
  • Lysbuksandhøne,
  • stepiar korunkatý,
  • stepokur korunkatý,
  • Kronet Sandhøne,
  • kruunuhietakyyhky,
  • ganga coronada,
  • Krúnuspjátra,
  • stepówka piaskowa,
  • vainaga smilšvistiņa,
  • venčasta stepska kokoška,
  • Рыжешапочный рябок,
  • ササフサケイ,
  • 花头沙鸡,
  • 冕沙雞,

Voice song and cries

Ganga couronné
♂ adult

Habitat

Ganga couronné
adult

Desert : Hot

Geographic range

Sources of information

Other sources of interest

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