Crowned sandgrouse

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The Crowned sandgrouse – Pterocles coronatus, is a smaller sandgrouse species of Type – landfowl, Family Pteroclidae, and Order Pterocliformes. It is native and resident in N Africa and the Middle East. In the AWB Region it has a complex distribution of areas where it is resident and is present in most of the countries, but less so in the northerly countries and around the Horn of Africa, however it stands out as being one of the few birds that has a wide resident distribution across many parts of the Sahara Desert.

Type - landfowl - 
Resident Habitat - stony deserts, 

Order:	Pterocliformes
Family:	Pteroclidae
Genus:	Pterocles

Species - Pterocles coronatus
Crowned sandgrouse - Species - ebird.org
Crowned sandgrouse - Species sheet - wikipedia.org
Crowned sandgrouse - Database - avibase
Crowned sandgrouse - Species - natural-research.org
Crowned sandgrouse - Sounds & Maps - xeno-canto.org

Additional Material...
Crowned sandgrouse - Images - google.com
Crowned sandgrouse - Video - youtube.com
Crowned sandgrouse - Datazone - birdlife.org

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