The Black-bellied sandgrouse – Pterocles orientalis, is a Eurasian terrestrial bird of Type – landfowl, Family Pteroclidae and Order Pterocliformes. It has two populations, one resident from NW Africa through Europe and the N Middle East, the other a summer breeder to Central Asia which migrates S and W to winter in the Middle East and SW Asia. In the AWB Region it is resident in Iran, S Caucasus, Turkey, Cyprus, S Levant, NW Libya and the N Maghreb states. It winters in the Levant, Syria and Iraq.
Type - landfowl - nests on the ground, Summer Habitat - dry open steppes and plains, Winter Habitat - open treeless country, Resident Habitat - semi-desert, savannahs, Order: Pterocliformes Family: Pteroclidae Genus: Pterocles Species - Pterocles orientalis Black-bellied sandgrouse - Species - ebird.org Black-bellied sandgrouse - Species sheet - wikipedia.org Black-bellied sandgrouse - Species - birdingportugal.com Black-bellied sandgrouse - Database - avibase Black-bellied sandgrouse - Sounds & Maps - xeno-canto.org Additional Material... Black-bellied sandgrouse - Images - google.com Black-bellied sandgrouse - Video - youtube.com Black-bellied sandgrouse - Datazone - birdlife.org