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Pteroclidae - Pteroclidiformes

Kingdom: Animalia     Phylum: Chordata     Class: Aves (Birds)     Order: Pteroclidiformes     Family: Pteroclidae


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Podicipediformes
Procellariiformes
Psittaciformes
Pteroclidiformes
Strigiformes
Trogoniformes
Turniciformes
Upupiformes

The following species of Pteroclidae family are found in the Indian subcontinent:


Pin-tailed Sandgrouse  Pterocles alchata - winter visitor
Crowned Sandgrouse  Pterocles coronatus - vagrant in India and resident in Pakistan
Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse  Pterocles exustus - widespread resident
Painted Sandgrouse  Pterocles indicus - widespread resident
Black-bellied Sandgrouse  Pterocles orientalis - widespread winter visitor & resident?
Spotted Sandgrouse  Pterocles senegallus - sparse winter visitor
Pallas's Sandgrouse  Syrrhaptes paradoxus - vagrant
Tibetan Sandgrouse  Syrrhaptes tibetanus - local resident


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