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Pin-tailed sandgrouse Pterocles alchata

Where does it feel at its best?

Pin-tailed sandgrouse lives on the steppes, the dried-up lakes and rivers and the rocky mountain plains of North Africa, Southern Europe and the Middle East


What do they like to eat?

These grouses eat seeds and shoots.


Fun fact:

The Latin name 'alchata' is thought to derive from the Arabic al-gata which is derived from the sound made by the pin-tailed sandgrouse.

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