Black-winged pratincole

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The Black-winged pratincole – Glareola nordmanni is a medium sized migratory Old World species of Type – wader and the Order Charadriiformes. It is a summer breeder to the warmer areas of SE Europe and Central Asia and in the winter migrates to the Sahel Region and southern Africa. In the AWB Region it is a summer breeder to a small area of E Turkey and Azerbaijan and a winter visitor to parts of the Sahel Region in SW Mauritania, Central Mali and around the Lake Chad area.

Type - wader - aerial feeder, typically hawking insects over wetlands in the evening, 
Habitat - dry open country near wetlands, 

Order:  Charadriiformes
Family: Glareolidae
Genus:  Glareola

Species...Glareola nordmanni
Black-winged pratincole - Species - ebird.org
Black-winged pratincole - Species sheet - wikipedia.org
Black-winged pratincole - Database - avibase
Black-winged pratincole - Publication - researchgate.net
Black-winged pratincole - Sounds & Maps - xeno-canto.org

Additional Material...
Black-winged pratincole - Images - google.com
Black-winged pratincole - Video - youtube.com
Black-winged pratincole - Datazone - birdlife.org
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