Pin-tailed sandgrouse

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The Pin-tailed sandgrouse (Pterocles alchata) is medium large bird of the Pteroclidae family. It is present in The Iberian Peninsular, N Africa, N Arabia and SW Central Asia. In the AWB Region it is resident across the Maghreb states into NW Libya. It is resident across N Arabia into bordering areas of Turkey and Iran, these birds winter just a little further south in NW Saudi Arabia. Some of the birds from Central Asia winter further south in NE Iran.

Order:  Pterocliformes
Family: Pteroclidae
Genus:  Pterocles

Species...Pterocles alchata
Pin-tailed sandgrouse - Species -ebird.org
Pin-tailed sandgrouse - Species sheet - wikipedia.org
Pin-tailed sandgrouse - Card - oiseaux-birds.com
Pin-tailed sandgrouse - Database - avibase
Pin-tailed sandgrouse - Sounds & Maps - xeno-canto.org

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

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