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Black-faced Sandgrouse

Pterocles decoratus Cabanis, JL 1868

The black-faced sandgrouse is a species of bird in the Pteroclidae family. It is found in Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Tanzania, and Uganda. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Pteroclidiformes
Family:
  Pteroclidae
Genus:
   Pterocles
Scientific:
  Pterocles decoratus


Original description

Citation:
  Cabanis, JL 1868

Reference:
   J. f. Orn. 16 p.413

Protonym:
  Pterocles decoratus

Link:
  https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/33009612#page/425/mode/1up


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  70AFED2CE4A85F60

Avibase ID:
  avibase-70AFED2C

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/70AFED2C


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 177049

Geographic range:

  • Pterocles decoratus decoratus: Savanna and coastal dunes of se Kenya and e Tanzania
  • Pterocles decoratus ellenbecki: NE Uganda to n Kenya, s Ethiopia and s Somalia
  • Pterocles decoratus loveridgei: W Kenya and w Tanzania
English:
Black-faced Sandgrouse
Catalan:
Ganga caranegra
Czech:
stepokur východoafrický
Danish:
Hvidbrystet Sandhøne
German:
Schmuckflughuhn
Spanish:
Ganga Decorada
Spanish (Spain):
Ganga decorada
Finnish:
naamiohietakyyhky
French:
Ganga à face noire
Croatian:
bjeloprsa sadža
Hungarian:
fehérbegyű pusztaityúk
Italian:
Grandule faccianera
Japanese (romaji):
kurogaosakei
Japanese:
クロガオサケイ
Lithuanian:
Juodaveidė smiltvištė
Dutch:
Maskerzandhoen
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Maskesandhøne
Norwegian:
Maskesandhøne
Polish:
stepówka czarnolica
Portuguese:
Cortiçol-de-face-negra
Portuguese (Portugal):
cortiçol-de-faces-pretas
Russian:
Чернолицый рябок
Slovak:
stepiar čiernolíci
Serbian:
Crnolika sadža
Swedish:
maskflyghöna
Ukrainian:
Рябок кенійський
Chinese:
黑臉沙雞
Chinese (Traditional):
黑臉沙雞


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Black-faced Sandgrouse ( Pterocles decoratus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Black-faced Sandgrouse ( Pterocles decoratus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Black-faced Sandgrouse ( Pterocles decoratus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Black-faced Sandgrouse ( Pterocles decoratus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Black-faced Sandgrouse ( Pterocles decoratus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Black-faced Sandgrouse ( Pterocles decoratus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Black-faced Sandgrouse ( Pterocles decoratus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 2023 (May 2023):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Black-faced Sandgrouse ( Pterocles decoratus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Black-faced Sandgrouse ( Pterocles decoratus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Black-faced Sandgrouse ( Pterocles decoratus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Black-faced Sandgrouse ( Pterocles decoratus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Black-faced Sandgrouse ( Pterocles decoratus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Black-faced Sandgrouse ( Pterocles decoratus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Black-faced Sandgrouse ( Pterocles decoratus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Black-faced Sandgrouse ( Pterocles decoratus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Black-faced Sandgrouse ( Pterocles decoratus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Black-faced Sandgrouse ( Pterocles decoratus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Black-faced Sandgrouse ( Pterocles decoratus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Black-faced Sandgrouse ( Pterocles decoratus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Black-faced Sandgrouse ( Pterocles decoratus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
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Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
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Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Black-faced Sandgrouse ( Pterocles decoratus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6b (Jul 2022):
Black-faced Sandgrouse ( Pterocles decoratus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v7 (Dec 2022):
Black-faced Sandgrouse ( Pterocles decoratus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v8 (Dec 2023):
Black-faced Sandgrouse ( Pterocles decoratus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Ganga à face noire ( Pterocles decoratus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Ganga à face noire ( Pterocles decoratus) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Black-faced Sandgrouse ( Pterocles decoratus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Black-faced Sandgrouse ( Pterocles decoratus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2022:
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Clements, version 2023:
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Clements 3rd edition:
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Clements 4th edition:
Black-faced Sandgrouse ( Pterocles decoratus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition:
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
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Clements, version 2015:
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Clements, version 2016:
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Clements, version 2017:
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Clements, version 2018:
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Clements, version 2019:
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eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 1.52:
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eBird version 1.53:
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eBird version 1.54:
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eBird version 1.55:
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eBird version 2015:
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eBird version 2016:
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eBird version 2017:
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eBird version 2018:
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eBird version 2019:
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eBird version 2021:
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eBird version 2022:
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eBird version 2023:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Black-faced Sandgrouse ( Pterocles decoratus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Black-faced Sandgrouse ( Pterocles decoratus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Black-faced Sandgrouse ( Pterocles decoratus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Black-faced Sandgrouse ( Pterocles decoratus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Black-faced Sandgrouse ( Pterocles decoratus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Black-faced Sandgrouse ( Pterocles decoratus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Black-faced Sandgrouse ( Pterocles decoratus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Black-faced Sandgrouse ( Pterocles decoratus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Black-faced Sandgrouse ( Pterocles decoratus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Black-faced Sandgrouse ( Pterocles decoratus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 12.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 13.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 13.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 14.1:
Black-faced Sandgrouse ( Pterocles decoratus) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Black-faced Sandgrouse ( Pterocles decoratus) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Pterocles decoratus [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Pterocles decoratus [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Pterocles decoratus [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Black-faced Sandgrouse ( Pterocles decoratus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Black-faced Sandgrouse ( Pterocles decoratus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Black-faced Sandgrouse ( Pterocles decoratus) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Black-faced Sandgrouse ( Pterocles decoratus) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Black-faced Sandgrouse ( Pterocles decoratus) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.03:
Black-faced Sandgrouse ( Pterocles decoratus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Pterocles decoratus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Pterocles decoratus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Catalan: Ganga caranegra
Czech: Stepokur cernolící, stepokur východoafrický
Danish: Hvidbrystet Sandhøne
German: Schmuckflughuhn
English: Black faced Sandgrouse, Black-faced Sandgrouse, Black-faced sangrouse, Bridled Sangrouse
English, HBW: Black-faced Sandgrouse
English (IOC): Black-faced Sandgrouse
English (Kenya): Black-faced Sandgrouse
English (United States): Black-faced Sandgrouse
Esperanto: Nigravizaĝa stepkoko
Spanish: Ganga de Cara Negra, Ganga Decorada
Spanish (Spain): Ganga decorada
Spanish (HBW): Black-faced Sandgrouse
Estonian: valgerind-vuril
Finnish: Naamiohietakyyhky
French: Ganga à face noire
Croatian: bjeloprsa sadža
Hungarian: fehérbegyű pusztaityúk
Italian: Grandule faccianera
Japanese (romaji): kurogaosakei, kuroobisakei
Japanese: クロオビサケイ, クロガオサケイ
Scientific: Pterocles decoratus, Pterocles decoratus decoratus
Lithuanian: Juodaveidė smiltvištė
Dutch: Maskerzandhoen
Norwegian Nynorsk: Maskesandhøne
Norwegian: Maskesandhøne
Polish: stepówka czarnolica
Portuguese: Cortiçol-de-face-negra
Portuguese (Portugal): cortiçol-de-faces-pretas
Russian: Чернолицый рябок
Slovak: stepiar čiernolíci
Serbian: Crnolika sadža
Swedish: Maskflyghöna
Swahili: Firigogo Uso-mweusi
Turkish: Kara suratlı bağırtlak
Ukrainian: Рябок кенійський
Chinese: 黑脸沙鸡, 黑臉沙雞
Chinese (Traditional): 黑臉沙雞

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