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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Glareolidae.

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  • Others, such as the bronze-winged cursor (Cursorius chalcopterus), Senegal plover (Vanellus lugubris), fiery-necked nightjar (Caprimulgus pectoralis), and pennant-winged nightjar (Macrodipteryx vexillaria) rely on fires to provide breeding habitat.

    Angolan Miombo woodlands

  • Larger birds of the ecoregion include the houbara bustard (Chlamydotis undulata), black-bellied and pin-tailed sandgrouse (Pterocles alcata, P. orientalis), cream-colored courser (Cursorius cursor), golden eagle (Aquila chrysaetus), short-toed eagle (Circaetus gallicus), steppe eagle (Aquila rapax), Egyptian vulture (Neophron percnopterus), and saker falcon (Falco cherrug).

    Central Asian southern desert

  • Larger birds of the ecoregion include the houbara bustard (Chlamydotis undulata), black-bellied and pin-tailed sandgrouse (Pterocles alcata, P. orientalis), cream-colored courser (Cursorius cursor), golden eagle (Aquila chrysaetus), short-toed eagle (Circaetus gallicus), steppe eagle, (Aquila rapax), Egyptian vulture (Neophron percnopterus), and saker falcon (Falco cherrug).

    Central Asian northern desert

  • It contains the endemic Furteventura chat (Saxicola dacotiae), and the following endemic bird sub-species: kestrel (Falco tinnunculus dacotiae), houbara bustard (Chlamydotis undulata fuertaventurae), barn owl (Tyto alba gracilirostris), stone-curlew (Burhinus oedicnemus insularum), and the cream-colored courser (Cursorius cursor bannermani).

    Mediterranean acacia-argania dry woodlands and succulent thickets

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