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Painted Sandgrouse Pair Since the only pictures that we have of Painted Sandgrouse are of the male, I thought that a picture of a pair would be nice - showing the difference and clearly illustrating that female ground birds usually sport very cryptic coloration - fo good reason. Geotagged,India,Painted sandgrouse,Pterocles indicus,Rajasthan,Ranthambore National Park,Winter Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Painted Sandgrouse Pair

Since the only pictures that we have of Painted Sandgrouse are of the male, I thought that a picture of a pair would be nice - showing the difference and clearly illustrating that female ground birds usually sport very cryptic coloration - fo good reason.

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  1. They are so beautiful, and it's nice to see the difference between sexes! Posted 5 months ago
  2. Fully agree with Christine! Posted 5 months ago

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The painted sandgrouse is a medium large bird in the sandgrouse family found in India and Pakistan.

Similar species: Sandgrouse
Species identified by Barry
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Uploaded Apr 12, 2019. Captured Mar 13, 2019 04:36 in Ranthambhore Fort, Rajasthan, India.
  • Canon PowerShot SX30 IS
  • f/5.0
  • 1/202s
  • ISO80
  • 75.532mm