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Painted Sandgrouse Pterocles indicus   - Male
Painted Sandgrouse
Photographer : © Pranjal J Saikia
Location :Along the Tungabhadra Canal, Kamalapur (near Hampi), Bellary District, Karnataka, India
Date : 16 November 2016
English synonyms:Close-barred Sandgrouse
Bird Family :Pteroclidae - Sandgrouse
Bird Group :CICONIIFORMES
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :
Taxonomic Notes :Monotypic species endemic to the Indian Subcontinent (India & Pakistan).