Aviso Aviso
Due to the measures gradually being taken to manage the coronavirus, many events and scheduled activities are undergoing modification or cancellation. We therefore recommend that you reconfirm the contents published on this website.
Organise your trip

Pin-tailed Sandgrouse (Pterocles alchata)

Attached to the Birding club
Avifauna

Multimedia

Pin-tailed Sandgrouse (Pterocles alchata) - Pin-tailed Sandgrouse
icono pie de fotoPin-tailed Sandgrouse
Pin-tailed Sandgrouse
Status
Residente.
Description
Medium-sized bird with short legs, stocky, long body and mimetic colouring. White abdomen. Yellowish face and salmon-pink breast flanked with black lines. Sharp and long tail projection.
Similar species
Black-bellied Sandgrouse.
Presence
All year round.
Seeing the species
Relatively difficult; there is more chance of seeing it at dawn or dusk, which is when it moves.
Where to watch it
Bardenas.

Recommended observation points: Bardenas.

Times of the year present: todo el año.

Observation: relativamente difícil; aumentan las probabilidades de observarlas al amanecer o al atardecer, cuando realizan sus desplazamientos.

Nature: residente.

Description: ave mediana, de patas cortas, cuerpo abultado y alargado y coloración mimética. Vientre blanco. Cara amarillenta y pecho asalmonado flanqueados por línbeas negras. Larga proyección caudal afilada.

Similar species: Ganga ortega.

Opening hours, dates and guide prices. We recommend you confirm with the entity in question.