Indian Courser

Scientific Name: Cursorius coromandelicus
Common Name: Indian Courser

Identifying Features: black eye-strip, black crown, orange-brown neck and breast, brown wings, whitish legs, black beak

Fun Facts:

  • These birds are usually seen in small flocks. They are usually found where the grass is not taller than them, since the tall grass blocks their view.
  • Adults do not call or display when the nest or chicks are approached.


This image was clicked by Pradeepkumar Devadoss – via Flickr.

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