Collared pratincole

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The Collared pratincole – Glareola pratincola is a medium sized Old World species of Type – wader of the family Glareolidae and the Order Charadriiformes. It is found in Africa, S Europe, the Middle East and SW Central Asia. In the AWB Region it is a summer breeder to parts of W and S Turkey, Azerbaijan, the S coasts of the Caspian Sea, Palestine, N Egypt and coastal Maghreb states. In the Sahel states it is both resident and a winter visitor in suitable habitats. It resident in Eritrea, Djibouti, W Somaliland and S Somalia.

Type - wader - aerial feeder, 
Summer Habitat - Mediterranean Type vegetated areas, meadow lands,
Winter/Resident Habitat - Sahel corridor + ranging further into more open woodland, 

Order:  Charadriiformes
Family: Glareolidae
Genus:  Glareola

Species...Glareola pratincola
Collared pratincole - Species - ebird.org
Collared pratincole - Species sheet - wikipedia.org
Collared pratincole - Database - avibase
Collared pratincole - Publication - reasearchgate.net
Collared pratincole - Sounds & Maps - xeno-canto.org

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