Glareolidae (coursers, pratincoles)

Under construction

Number of genera: 4
Number of species: 17
Number of species completed: 6
In French: page des Glareolidae en Français


Genus Smutsornis – 1 species
* Double-banded Courser Smutsornis africanus


Genus Rhinoptilus – 3 species
* Three-banded Courser Rhinoptilus cinctus
Bronze-winged Courser Rhinoptilus chalcopterus
Jerdon’s Courser Rhinoptilus bitorquatus


Genus Cursorius – 5 species
* Cream-coloured Courser Cursorius cursor
Somali Courser Cursorius somalensis
Burchell’s Courser Cursorius rufus
Temminck’s Courser Cursorius temminckii
Indian Courser Cursorius coromandelicus


Genus Glareola – 8 species
Grey Pratincole Glareola cinerea
Small Pratincole Glareola lactea
* Rock Pratincole Glareola nuchalis
Madagascan Pratincole Glareola ocularis
Australian Pratincole Glareola isabella
Black-winged Pratincole Glareola nordmanni
* Collared Pratincole Glareola pratincola
Oriental Pratincole Glareola maldivarum

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SP # 23 23/01/18 Cursorius temminckii   S
Temminck’s Courser (constr.) – – – Courvite de Temminck ( full )

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