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Burchell's Courser

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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Cursorius rufus Scientific name
Charadriiformes Order
Glareolidae Family
 23 cm Length
Dry grassland deserts, karoo, savanna. Between Range follow link  Habitat
2 creamy white eggs, laid in a hollow. Incubation 19 days by both parents. Fledging 22-27 days. Clutch
Arthropods, worms, beetles, larvae & plant matter. Food  
3168 - NR - Sub-species World Number
NR Least Concern Status

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AKA:- English: Burchell's Courser
Latin: Cursorius rufus
Norwegian: Hvitvingeløper
Russian: Бегунок Бурчедда
Slovak: behavec hrdzavý
Swedish: Burchells ökenlöpare
Chinese: 布氏走鸻






South Africa:- Eastern Cape, Free State, Mpumalanga, Northern Cape, Northwest Province, Western Cape .

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