Oriental Bird Images

Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse Pterocles exustus hindustan   - Pair in flight
Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse
Photographer : © Santanu Manna
Location :Netsi Lake, Desert National Park, Rajasthan, India
Date : 5 November 2016
English synonyms:Indian Sandgrouse, Common Indian Sandgrouse, Lesser Pin-tailed Sandgrouse, Small Pin-tailed Sandgrouse
Bird Family :Pteroclidae - Sandgrouse
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :Male on the left; female on the right.
Have seen more than 100 individuals to drink water at 9.30 am. - SM
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