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Glareolidae

Cream-coloured courser

Cursorius cursor Photo by Christodoulos Makris (Trek Nature) Common name:cream-coloured courser (en); corredor (pt); courvite isabelle (fr); corredor (es); rennvogel (de)Taxonomy:Order CharadriiformesFamily GlareolidaeRange:This species is found around the Sahara desert, along the Mediterranean coast Africa, in Morocco and Mauritania and in some areas of the Sahel such as Mali and Sudan. Also in parts of […]

Collared pratincole

Glareola pratincola Photo by Christodoulos Makris (Trek Nature) Common name:collared pratincole (en); perdiz-do-mar-comum (pt); glaréole à collier (fr); canastera común (es); rotflügel-brachschwalbe (de)Taxonomy:Order CharadriiformesFamily GlareolidaeRange:This species is found breeding around the Mediterranean, through the Middle East into central Asia as far east as Kazakhstan, western China and north-western India, and also in scattered areas in […]

Egyptian plover

Pluvianus aegyptius Photo by Terje Kolaas (Naturspesialisten) Common name: Egyptian plover (en); ave-do-crocodilo (pt); pluvian fluviatile (fr); pluvial (es); krokodilwächter (de) Taxonomy: Order Charadriiformes Family Glareolidae Range: This African species is found from Mauritania and southern Sudan, down to Uganda and Angola. The Egyptian plover also occurred in Egypt in the past, but became extinct […]