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Painted Sand Grouse

Painted Sandgrouse - photograph by Ron Saldino

Painted Sandgrouse (Pterocles indicus) is a probable scarce resident, found in dry rocky areas of Haryana. Smaller than Common Sandgrouse, these birds tend to concentrate in large numbers to drink at a favorite water hole.

Order: CICONIIFORMES   Family: Pteroclidae   Local Name: Pahari Bhat Teetar, Bhat Ban   Size: Myna ++

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