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Rhinoptilus chalcopterus  Scientific name
Charadriiformes Order
Glareolidae Family
 (Wingspan ) Length
Tropical Dry savanna & shrubland. Range follow link Habitat
Altitude
Range
3-4 Eggs, laid in a hollow. Incubation 15-27 days by both parents. Fledging 22-27 days. Clutch
Arthropods, worms, beetles, larvae & plant matter. Food  
  Habits
3164 - TSN: 562726 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

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AKA:- Afrikaans: Bronsvlerkdrawwertjie
Czech: Behulík velký, běhulík velký
Danish: Bronzevinget Ørkenløber
German: Amethystrenn, Amethystrennvogel, Amethyst-Rennvogel, Bronzeflügel-Rennvogel
English: Bronze winged Courser, Bronzewinged Courser, Bronze-winged Courser, Southern Bronze-winged Courser, Violet Tipped Courser, Violet-tipped Courser
Spanish: Corredor Patirrojo, Corredora de Patas Rojas
Estonian: välujooksur
Finnish: Isoviippa
French: Courvite à ailes bronzées, Courvite à ailes violettes
Italian: Corrione alibronzate, Corrione alibronzo
Japanese: sumiresunabashiri
Japanese: スミレスナバシリ
Latin: Cursorius chalcopterus, Rhinoptilus chalcopterus, Rhinoptilus chalcopterus chalcopterus, Rhinoptilus chalcopterus obscurus
Dutch: Bronsvleugelrenvogel
Norwegian: Storløper
Polish: raczak czerwononogi, rączak czerwononogi
Portuguese: Corredor-asa-de-bronze, Corredor-de-patas-vermelhas
Russian: Аметистовый бегунок
Slovak: Behavec bronzovokrídly
Swedish: Större ökenlöpare
Swahili: Cheruku Bawa-shaba
Tsonga: Tshembyana
Chinese: 铜翅走鸻

Range:-

Angola

Benin

Botswana

Burkina Faso

Burundi

Cameroon

Central African Republic

Chad

Congo

Democratic Rep. of Congo

Djibouti

Equatorial Guinea

Eritrea

Ethiopia Rare/Accidental

Gabon Rare/Accidental C

Gambia

Ghana

Guinea

Guinea-Bissau

Kenya

Malawi

Mali

Mauritania

Mozambique

Namibia

Niger

Nigeria

Rwanda

SA Free State Rare/Accidental

SA Gauteng

SA Kwazulu-Natal

SA Limpopo Province

SA Mpumalanga

SA Northern Cape

SA Northwest Province

Senegal

Socotra

Somalia

South Africa

South Sudan Bird Check List

Sudan checklist

Swaziland

Tanzania

Togo Rare/Accidental

Uganda

Yemen

Zambia

Zimbabwe

Sub-species

Rhinoptilus chalcopterus
Rhinoptilus chalcopterus albofasciatus
Rhinoptilus chalcopterus chalcopterus
Rhinoptilus chalcopterus chalcopterus
Rhinoptilus chalcopterus obscurus

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