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Cream-coloured Courser

(Cursorius cursor)
Size: 24-27 cm; wing span ca. 54 cm
Description     Classification     Distribution     Sightings     Photos     Breeding     Nest     Eggs     Behaviour     Food     Call/s

Physical description

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Taxonomy, classification

See Cream-coloured Courser at Wikipedia .

Range, habitat

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Race "bogolubovi"


Near-frontal view of a juvenile Cream-coloured Courser; note the characteristic lightly scalloped pattern on the wings
[Sun Farms, Sohar, May 2010]

Lateral view of a juvenile Cream-coloured Courser in flight
[Sun Farms, Sohar, May 2010]

Food, Diet

Cream-coloured Coursers feed on insects that they hunt on the ground.

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