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Pratincole, Black-winged
 
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Scientific Name:
Glareola nordmanni
Location(s):
Africa, Albania, Angola, Asia, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, British Isles, Bulgaria, Burundi, Central Africa, China, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, East Africa, Eastern Europe excluding Russia, England, Estonia, Europe, Finland, France, Free State Province, Gauteng Province, Germany, Global, Greece, Greenland, Horn of Africa, Hungary, Iceland, Ilkeliani, Indian Ocean Islands Read more
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IUCN
Survey work in Kazakhstan and subsequent re-calculation of bird numbers across the known range of the species would suggest a world population of 76,000-95,000 pairs, roughly equivalent to 220,000-290,000 individuals in total. This upward revision of breeding numbers is reasonable given the large fl ...
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Wikipedia
Their most unusual feature of the pratincoles is that although classed as waders they typically hunt their insect prey on the wing like swallows, although they can also feed on the ground. ...
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