Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Pratincoles and Coursers :: Cream-colored Courser

Cream-colored Courser Cursorius cursor

Described by: Latham (1787)
Alternate common name(s): Desert Courser, Cream-coloured Courser, Somali Courser
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Nizzana, Israel - Mar 25, 2001 © Alain Fossť  Nizzana, Israel - Mar 25, 2001 © Alain Fossť  Nizzana, Israel - Mar 25, 2001 © Alain Fossť  Kutch, Gujarat, India - Nov, 2008 © Jugal Tiwari 
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N., e. and c. Africa just s. of the Sahara. Middle East;
Fragmented distribution;
(1) Se. Turkey through n. and e. Iran to sw. Afghanistan, s. Pakistan and nw. India.
(2) N. Africa to Egypt (Sinai Peninsula) and across the s. Sahara in the Sahelian zone from Mauritania and Senegambia to Socotra Is. and the Arabian Peninsula (Yemen), Syria and Iraq to nw. India. Morocco and the Canary Is. Dahlak Archipelago in the s. Red Sea.
(3) Cape Verde Is.
(4) E. Ethiopia, Djibouti and n. Somalia.
(5) Ex. se Sudan through n. Kenya to s. Somalia.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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