Category: Glareolidae

International Single Species Action Planfor the Conservation of theBlack-winged Pratincole

Black-winged Pratincole (Glareola nordmanni) Science Article 1 abstract The Black-winged Pratincole breeds mainly in the steppe and desert belt of Eurasia from Romaniaand Ukraine in the west to the Russian part of the Altai and to Kazakhstan in the east. It winters inAfrica south of the Sahara desert. Migration through the Middle East countries such […]

Oriental Pratincole (Glareola maldivarum)

[order] CHARADRIIFORMES | [family] Glareolidae | [latin] Glareola maldivarum | [UK] Oriental Pratincole | [FR] Glareole orientale | [DE] Orient-Brachschwalbe | [ES] Canastera Oriental | [NL] Oosterse Vorkstaartplevier Subspecies Monotypic species Physical charateristics 23-24 cm, 85-88 g. Above olive brown, with white rump, throat ochre yellow, edged with narrow black collar, upper breast brown, shading […]

Collared Pratincole (Glareola pratincola)

[order] CHARADRIIFORMES | [family] Glareolidae | [latin] Glareola pratincola | [UK] Collared Pratincole | [FR] Glareole a collier | [DE] Rotflugel-Brachschwalbe | [ES] Canastera | [NL] Vorkstaartplevier Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Glareola pratincola AF, EU widespread AF Glareola pratincola erlangeri s Somalia, n Kenya Glareola pratincola fuelleborni […]

Black-winged Pratincole (Glareola nordmanni)

[order] CHARADRIIFORMES | [family] Glareolidae | [latin] Glareola nordmanni | [UK] Black-winged Pratincole | [FR] Glareole a ailes noires | [DE] Schwarzflugel-Brachschwalbe | [ES] Canastera Alinegra | [NL] Steppenvorkstaartplevier Subspecies Monotypic species Physical charateristics Black-winged Pratincole is 24–28 cm long, with short legs, long pointed wings and a long forked tail. It has a short […]