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Yellow-throated Sandgrouse

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  Alternate name
Pterocles gutturalis Scientific name
Pteroclidiformes Order
Pteroclidae Family
30cm       Length
Grassland, semi-dessert, not far from water. In Angola, Botswana, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, and Zimbabwe Habitat-Altitude-Range
2(3) eggs incubated by female 27 days. Clutch
Insects, seeds. Food  
Soaks feathers to take water back to the nest. Habits
2948 World Number
Least concern Status


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