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Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse

Pterocles exustus Temminck, 1825

Related taxa:
Partial list of sound recordings available from xeno-canto, macaulaylibrary.org & avocet.zoology.msu.edu.
Species name Recordist Date Location Remarks Cat.nr.
Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse - Pterocles exustus vir joshi 1 12 2011 liliya amreli gujarat india, Amreli (India) (? m) call (A) - 24 bird seen in flight 90620
xeno-canto.org
Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse - Pterocles exustus Frank Lambert 2018-11-16 Buffalo Springs NP, Kenya, Isiolo (Kenya) (900 m) call, calling whilst drinking and flight call, flight call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

451471
xeno-canto.org
Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse - Pterocles exustus ellioti Andrew Spencer 2014-12-26 Aledeghe WIldlife Reserve, Afar (Ethiopia) (800 m) call -

calls from a small flock flushing off of an open, overgrazed savanna.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

277097
xeno-canto.org
Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse - Pterocles exustus ellioti Andrew Spencer 2014-12-23 Aledeghe WIldlife Reserve, Afar (Ethiopia) (800 m) call -

calls from a bird flying overhead on open, overgrazed savanna.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

277093
xeno-canto.org
Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse - Pterocles exustus Timo Janhonen 27-12-2009 Sohar Sun Farm, Adh Dhahirah and Al Buraymi (Oman) (4 m) flight calls (A) - A group of birds flying by. 42450
xeno-canto.org
Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse - Pterocles exustus ellioti Andrew Spencer 2014-12-23 Aledeghe WIldlife Reserve, Afar (Ethiopia) (800 m) call -

calls from a large flock flushing off of an open, overgrazed savanna.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

277095
xeno-canto.org
Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse - Pterocles exustus AUDEVARD Aurélien 2018-11-20 Dhofar Governorate, Dhofar (Oman) (440 m) call, flight call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

444470
xeno-canto.org
Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse - Pterocles exustus Oscar Campbell 2014-10-05 Hilf - water treatment plant, Ash Sharqiyah (Oman) (10 m) flight call -

Flocks of up to 25 circling a traditional drinking pool by beach before settling to drink. Some of the same birds as XC199345.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

199346
xeno-canto.org
Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse - Pterocles exustus Peter Boesman 2019-10-30 Engikaret Lark plains, Arusha, Arusha (Tanzania) call -

Calls in flight.

510382
xeno-canto.org
Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse - Pterocles exustus ellioti Andrew Spencer 2014-12-23 Aledeghe WIldlife Reserve, Afar (Ethiopia) (800 m) call -

calls from a small flock flying overhead on open, overgrazed savanna.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

277094
xeno-canto.org
Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse - Pterocles exustus Joost van Bruggen 2020-02-12 Upper Baddibu, North Bank Division, North Bank (Gambia) (0 m) flight call -

several flocks flying in to drink here... in totaal a few hundred..

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

554740
xeno-canto.org
Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse - Pterocles exustus Pamela C. Rasmussen 1 Mar 2010 Oman: Muscat Governorate; dunes near Khawr Al Milh (23.194, 58.961) , Oman (Oman) (15 m) call - quality: good 3845
avocet.zoology.msu.edu
Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse - Pterocles exustus Mike Nelson 2016-01-14 Desert National Park, Thar Desert, near Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, Jaisalmer (India) (170 m) flight call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

308187
xeno-canto.org
Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse - Pterocles exustus Rajgopal Patil 2012-12-27 Tal Chapar, Rajasthan, Churu (India) (300 m) flight call -

Flock of about 40-50 birds flying overhead.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

120915
xeno-canto.org
Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse - Pterocles exustus Oscar Campbell 2014-10-05 Hilf - water treatment plant, Ash Sharqiyah (Oman) (10 m) flight call -

Flocks of up to 25 circling a traditional drinking pool by beach before settling to drink.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

199345
xeno-canto.org
Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse - Pterocles exustus Herman van Oosten 25-01-2010 Sohar Sun Farm, Al Batinah (Oman) (50 m) call in flight (A) - quite a few seen in small groups of about 10, difficult to record since a helicopter chose to circle around me when birds passed by closeby! 44485
xeno-canto.org
Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse - Pterocles exustus P. C. Rasmussen 28 Dec 2009 India: Gujarat; Little Rann of Kutch (23.349, 71.575) , India (India) call - quality: good 2899
avocet.zoology.msu.edu
Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse - Pterocles exustus Peter Boesman 2019-10-30 Engikaret Lark plains, Arusha, Arusha (Tanzania) call -

Calls during take-off.

510379
xeno-canto.org
Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse - Pterocles exustus Mike Nelson 2016-01-14 Desert National Park, Thar Desert, near Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, Jaisalmer (India) (170 m) flight call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

308186
xeno-canto.org
Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse - Pterocles exustus Jelle Scharringa 2012-02-19 Lala-Naliya Grassland Reserve, Kutch, Gujarat (approx location), Kachchh (India) (30 m) flight call -

Small flock flying up, near Bitta Solar Plant.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

604297
xeno-canto.org
Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse - Pterocles exustus Peter Boesman 2019-10-30 Engikaret Lark plains, Arusha, Arusha (Tanzania) call -

Calls in flight.

510380
xeno-canto.org
Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse - Pterocles exustus hindustan Frank Lambert 2013-01-21 Jethwai, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, Jaisalmer (India) (220 m) flight call, male -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

149569
xeno-canto.org
Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse - Pterocles exustus olivascens Frank Lambert 2017-11-06 Lark Plains, nr Engikiret, Monduli, Arusha Region, Arusha (Tanzania) (1400 m) flight call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

429929
xeno-canto.org
Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse - Pterocles exustus P. C. Rasmussen 25 Dec 2009 India: Gujarat; Great Rann of Kutch, Naliya Grasslands (23.5, 68.7) , India (India) (73 m) call - quality: good 2898
avocet.zoology.msu.edu
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