Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Sandgrouse :: Lichtenstein's Sandgrouse

Lichtenstein's Sandgrouse Pterocles lichtensteinii

Described by: Temminck (1825)
Alternate common name(s): Close-barred Sandgrouse, Abyssinian Sandgrouse
Old scientific name(s): Eremialector lichtensteinii


Location unknown - Date unknown © Allen Chartier  Shaba Hills Reserve, Kenya - Feb 20, 2010 © Hans&Judy Beste  Shaba Hills Reserve, Kenya - Feb 20, 2010 © Hans&Judy Beste 
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N. Africa, s. Arabia and e. Middle East;
Fragmented distribution;
(1) N. Africa in the Sahara and Sahel from s. Morocco, Mauritania, s. Algeria, Mali, Niger and c. Chad.
(2) S. Israel, Sinai, se. Egypt, ne. and c. Sudan to n. Ethiopia, Eritrea, n. Somalia and Socotra Is. Socotra Is.
(3) Yemen (Hadhramaut) and possibly s. Saudi Arabia.
(4) Se. Sudan, Uganda and s. Ethiopia s. to c. Kenya.
(5) S. Arabia e. to s. Iran, s. Afghanistan, Pakistan (Baluchistan and Sind) and possibly w. India.


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


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