Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Sandgrouse :: Spotted Sandgrouse

Spotted Sandgrouse Pterocles senegallus

Described by: Linnaeus (1771)
Alternate common name(s): Northern Spotted Sandgrouse, Saharan Sandgrouse
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


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Saharan Africa and Arabian Peninsula to nw. India;
Spanish Sahara, s. Algeria and s. Morocco to Egypt (including Sinai Peninsula) s. to Mauritania, Senegambia, n. Mali, n. Niger, n. Chad, and n. Sudan to c. Ethiopia, Eritrea, Djibouti, and n. Somalia continuing in Arabia, Near East, s. Iraq and s. Iran to Pakistan, Afghanistan and nw. India.
Winters se. to Pakistan and w. India.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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