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Namaqua Sandgrouse

Pterocles namaqua

Description:

Size of a large pigeon, this ground dwelling plump bird has a small head, round body and short legs. Mainly brown in colour, it presents sexual dimorphism - on a photo No 1, male is in the first plan, and female in the background.

Habitat:

Found in dry habitats of southern Africa, here observed in arid shrubland of northwestern part of Namibia.


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Zlatan Celebic
Spotted by
Zlatan Celebic

Kunene Region, Namibia

Lat: -18.55, Long: 13.73

Spotted on Mar 8, 2020
Submitted on Mar 9, 2020

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