Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Pratincoles and Coursers :: Small Pratincole

Small Pratincole Glareola lactea

Described by: Temminck (1820)
Alternate common name(s): Milky Pratincole, Little Pratincole, Small Indian Pratincole
Old scientific name(s): Galachrysia lactea


India - Date unknown © Giuliano Gerra and Silvio Sommazzi  Niari Dam, Rajkot, Gujarat, India - Apr 27, 2005 © Jugal Tiwari 
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Oriental Region;
E. Afghanistan, Pakistan (Sind), India to the foothills of the Himalayas and Sri Lanka to Burma.


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


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