Chestnut-bellied sandgrouse

In the 1960s many birds were captured using clap traps from Rajasthan in India and introduced into Nevada. They have also been introduced to Hawai'i.

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The Chestnut-bellied 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 Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse, Pterocles exustus, is a species of sandgrouse. They are found in sparse, bushy, arid land which is common in central and northern Africa, and southern Asia. Though they live in hot, arid climates, they are highly reliant on water. They have been known to travel up to 50 miles in one day in search of water. More

Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse: One of the most common sandgrouse in Africa and India. Upperparts are buff to light brown, underparts and face are chestnut, narrow breastband is black. Back and wings are mottled, primaries are darker brown. Tail has elongated central feathers, legs and feet are gray. Range and Habitat Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse: Found only on the big island of Hawaii. Native to India, the southern Arabian peninsula, and parts of Africa. More

Videos and images previous Chestnut-bellied sandgrouse imageA flock of chestnut-bellied sandgrouse © Konrad Wothe / www.osfimages. More

View all pictures of Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse View all pictures of Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse show section Products featuring Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse (2) BWPi DVD-ROM 2.0 (DRBWP: £135.95) Breeding Birds of the Western Palearctic (DRWBB: £99.95) show section External Links (0) We currently have no external links for this species. More

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Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse, Gujarat state, INdia, Naliya Grasslands January 28, 2009 © James F. More

Order : Columbiformes
Family : Pteroclididae
Genus : Pterocles
Species : exustus
Authority : Temminck, 1825