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Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse (Pterocles exustus), Amboseli National Park, Kenya

Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse (Pterocles exustus), Amboseli National Park, Kenya

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Uploaded 06 Oct 2013 by Peter Prokosch
Year: 2013
From collection: African Biodiversity
Taken by: Peter Prokosch
The Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse (Pterocles exustus) is a species of sandgrouse. They are found in sparse, bushy, arid land which is common in central and northern Africa, and southern Asia. Though they live in hot, arid climates, they are highly reliant on water. They have been known to travel up to 50 miles in one day in search of water. All species of sandgrouse that have been studied in habitat have proved to entirely vegetarian throughout their lives, specialising in leguminous weed seed ...
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