Tag: Coursers and pratincoles

Black-winged Pratincole (Glareola nordmanni)

[order] CHARADRIIFORMES | [family] Glareolidae | [latin] Glareola nordmanni | [UK] Black-winged Pratincole | [FR] Glareole a ailes noires | [DE] Schwarzflugel-Brachschwalbe | [ES] Canastera Alinegra | [NL] Steppenvorkstaartplevier Subspecies Monotypic species Physical charateristics Black-winged Pratincole is 24–28 cm long, with short legs, long pointed wings and a long forked tail. It has a short […]

Oriental Pratincole (Glareola maldivarum)

[order] CHARADRIIFORMES | [family] Glareolidae | [latin] Glareola maldivarum | [UK] Oriental Pratincole | [FR] Glareole orientale | [DE] Orient-Brachschwalbe | [ES] Canastera Oriental | [NL] Oosterse Vorkstaartplevier Subspecies Monotypic species Physical charateristics 23-24 cm, 85-88 g. Above olive brown, with white rump, throat ochre yellow, edged with narrow black collar, upper breast brown, shading […]

Egyptian Plover (Pluvianus aegyptius)

[order] CHARADRIIFORMES | [family] Pluvianidae | [latin] Pluvianus aegyptius | [UK] Egyptian Plover | [FR] Pluvian fluviatile | [DE] Krokodilwachter | [ES] | [NL] Krokodilwachter Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Rostratula aegyptius Pluvianus aegyptius Pluvianus aegyptius AF ne, c, w Physical charateristics Egyptian Plover is a striking and […]

Collared Pratincole (Glareola pratincola)

[order] CHARADRIIFORMES | [family] Glareolidae | [latin] Glareola pratincola | [UK] Collared Pratincole | [FR] Glareole a collier | [DE] Rotflugel-Brachschwalbe | [ES] Canastera | [NL] Vorkstaartplevier Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Glareola pratincola AF, EU widespread AF Glareola pratincola erlangeri s Somalia, n Kenya Glareola pratincola fuelleborni […]