Pterocles is a genus of near passerine birds in the sandgrouse family. It includes all the species in the family except for two central Asian species in Syrrhaptes
Illustration from Horsbrugh, Boyd (1912) The Yellow-throated Sandgrouse (Pterocles gutturalis) is a species of bird in the Pteroclididae family. It is found in Angola, Botswana, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Ken
Spotted Sandgrouse egg The Spotted Sandgrouse (Pterocles senegallus) is a species of ground dwelling bird in the Pteroclididae family. It is found in dry areas of northern and eastern Africa and acros
The Painted Sandgrouse (Pterocles indicus) is a medium large bird in the sandgrouse family found in eastern Pakistan and India. It is also known as ganga indien.
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
The Madagascar Sandgrouse (Pterocles personatus) is a species of bird in the Pteroclididae family. It is endemic to Madagascar.