Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Sandgrouse :: Black-bellied Sandgrouse

Black-bellied Sandgrouse Pterocles orientalis

Described by: Linnaeus (1758)
Alternate common name(s): Imperial Sandgrouse
Old scientific name(s): Eremialector orientialis


Nizzana, Israel - Mar 25, 2001 © Alain Fossť  Nizzana, Israel - Mar 25, 2001 © Alain Fossť 
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Sw. Europe and nw. Africa e. to wc. Asia;
(1) Canary Is. (Fuerteventura, Lanzarote), w. Mediterranean Basin (Portugal, Spain in the Spanish Zamora in the Duero River Basin and Extremadura Province in the Tajo River Basin and Morocco).
(2) N. Africa (Morocco, Algeria, s. Tunisia to nw. Libya and possibly Egypt, Turkey, Cyprus, Israel and the Middle East (Konya Basin, Turkey and Harrat al-Harrah Reserve, Saudi Arabia) e. Anatolia and Armenia. E. Canary Is.
(3) Transcaspia in nw. Kazakhstan e. in Turkestan to nw. China (nw. Xinjiang) and s. to Iran, Afghanistan and sw. Pakistan (Baluchistan).
Winters e. to w. India (Sind).


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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: ETI BioInformatics


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


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