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Collared Pratincole

(Glareola pratincola)
Alternate name(s): "Common Pratincole", "Red-winged Pratincole"
German name(s): "Rotflügel-Brachschwalbe"

Size: 24-28 cm; wing span: 60-70 cm

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Physical description

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Taxonomy, classification

See Collared Pratincole at Wikipedia .

Range, habitat, finding this species

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Sightings

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Photos

Race "pratincola"

ADULT

Sex unknown

BREEDING

Collared Pratincoles on an estuarine meadow (photo courtesy of J. Pires )
[Tejo Estuary Nature Reserve, Portugal, March 2017]

Near-frontal and near-lateral view of Collared Pratincoles in flight (photo courtesy of J. Pires )
[Tejo Estuary Nature Reserve, Portugal, March 2017]

Near-dorsal view of a Collared Pratincole in flight; note the characteristic red-brown underwing coverts and the white trailing edge on the inner wing (photo courtesy of J. Pires )
[Tejo Estuary Nature Reserve, Portugal, March 2017]

Dorsal view of a Collared Pratincole in flight (photo courtesy of J. Pires )
[Tejo Estuary Nature Reserve, Portugal, March 2017]

Dorsal view of a Collared Pratincole in flight; here the forked tail can be seen clearly (photo courtesy of J. Pires )
[Tejo Estuary Nature Reserve, Portugal, March 2017]

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