Oriental Bird Images

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
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :
Taxonomic Notes :Monotypic species endemic to the Indian Subcontinent (India & Pakistan).