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Family : Glareolidae



Belong to Order : Charadriiformes
Common Name : Pratincoles and coursers

Glareolidae is a family of wading birds comprising the pratincoles, which have short legs, long pointed wings and long forked tails, and the coursers, which have long legs, short wings and long pointed bills which curve downwards. There are 17 species worldwide and 6 species which occur in India.

Birds under this Family are :



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Cursorius cursor

Cream-coloured Courser

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Cursorius coromandelicus

Indian Courser

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Rhinoptilus bitorquatus

Jerdon s Courser

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Glareola pratincola

Collared Pratincole

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Glareola maldivarum

Oriental Pratincole

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Glareola lactea

Small Pratincole

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