Black-faced Sandgrouse

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The Black-faced Sandgrouse is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

The Black-faced Sandgrouse (Pterocles decoratus) is a species of bird in the Pteroclididae family. It is found in Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Tanzania, and Uganda. References - * BirdLife International 2004. Pterocles decoratus. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 24 July 2007. More

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For the purposes of our bird news services, Black-faced Sandgrouse is classed as ungraded: species which are unlikely to appear as wild birds in Britain or Ireland (Note that rarity levels are currently applied nationally and may not reflect local variations in abundance. More

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(above left) and the Black-faced Sandgrouse of east Africa (above right; a fine shot by Dale & Marian Zimmerman as my own photos of this bird don't come close to matching theirs). One special feature of sandgrouse is their long flights to water holes in desert and semi-desert country where not only do they drink, but during breeding they wet their belly feathers to carry water to the chicks. The male's belly feathers are specially adapted to hold up to 15-20 ml of water. More

used in science to describe Black-faced Sandgrouse, a species of bird in the Pteroclididae family? Analyse this question ▶ How do we know? facts… See facts… See reasoning… Reasoning I followed this chain of reasoning... More

Order : Columbiformes
Family : Pteroclididae
Genus : Pterocles
Species : decoratus
Authority : Cabanis, 1868