Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse

Pterocles exustus

Order

PTEROCLIDIFORMES

Family

Sandgrouse (Pteroclididae)

Code 4

CBSA

Code 6

PTEEXU

ITIS

HEAD

Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Curved (up or down)
  • Eye Color: Dark brown
  • Head pattern: Plain, Eyering
  • Crown Color: Buff
  • Forehead Color: Buff-chestnut
  • Nape Color: Buff
  • Throat Color: Chestnut to buff
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 29-32 cm (11.5-12.5 in)
  • Weight: 283 g (10 oz)
  • Size: Medium (9 - 16 in)
  • Color Primary: Brown, Buff
  • Underparts: Chestnut
  • Upperparts: Buff to light brown
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Barred or banded

FLIGHT

Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Fast and direct flight, long pointed wings allow for quick takeoff.
  • Wingspan Range: 48-51 cm (18.8-20 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Pointed Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Brown
  • Under Tail: Brown
  • Leg Color: Gray feet, cream and chestnut feathers on legs.
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