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Double-banded Courser

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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Rhinoptilus africanus Scientific name
Charadriiformes Order
Glareolidae Family
22 - 25 cm Length
Grassland, deserts and scrub. Up to 1,800 m Range follow link Habitat
1 Egg, laid in a hollow surrounded by stones and animal dung. Incubation 25-27 days by both parents. Clutch
Arthropods, worms, beetles, larvae & plant matter. Food  
3163 - TSN: 562724 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

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AKA:- Afrikaans: Dubbelbanddrawwertjie
Czech: běhulík dvoupruhý, Behulík krátkozobý
Danish: Tobåndet Ørkenløber
German: Doppelband-Rennvogel
English: Double banded Courser, Doublebanded Courser, Double-banded Courser, Two-banded Courser
Spanish: Corredor Escamoso Chico, Corredora Chica
Estonian: džunglijooksur, kivijooksur
Finnish: Käätyviippa
French: Courvite à double bande, Courvite à double collier, Cursorius africanus
Italian: Corrione dalle due fascie, Corrione doppiabanda
Japanese: futaobisunabashiri
Japanese: フタオビスナバシリ
Latin: Rhinoptilus africanus, Smutsornis africanus
Dutch: Dubbelbandrenvogel
Norwegian: Tobelteløper
Polish: raczak dwuobrozny, rączak dwuobrożny
Portuguese: Corredor-de-duas-golas
Russian: Двухполосый бегунок
Slovak: Behavec dvojpásy
Swedish: Tvåbandad ökenlöpare
Swahili: Cheruku Mikufu-miwili
Tswana: Segolagola
Chinese: 双领斑走鸻











South Africa:- Eastern Cape, Free State, Kwazulu-Natal, Limpopo Province, Northern Cape, Northwest Province, Western Cape.





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