Pterocles coronatus.

Pterocles coronatus.

Pterocles coronatus Licht., Verz. Doubl., p. 60 (1823).

Type-locality : Nubia.

The African typical form has the general tone of the upper plumage much more red, yet much paler than the Indian and Eastern one, whilst the female of our bird has the under surface whiter and less buff with the bars closer and more numerous.

BookTitle: 
The Fauna Of British India, Including Ceylon And Burma-birds(second Edition)
Reference: 
Baker, EC S (1922–1930) The fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Second edition. vol.5 1928.
Title in Book: 
Pterocles coronatus.
Book Author: 
Edward Charles Stuart Baker
Year: 
1928
Page No: 
265
M_ID: 
4788
M_CN: 
Crowned Sandgrouse
M_SN: 
Pterocles coronatus
Volume: 
Vol. 5
id: 
4580

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