Three-banded courser

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Three-banded courser
Three-banded ( Heuglin's ) Courser.jpg
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Charadriiformes
Family: Glareolidae
Genus: Rhinoptilus
Species: R. cinctus
Binomial name
Rhinoptilus cinctus
(Heuglin, 1863)

The three-banded courser (Rhinoptilus cinctus) is a species of bird in the Glareolidae family. It is found in Angola, Botswana, Ethiopia, Kenya, Namibia, Rwanda, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.


There are five subspecies of three-banded courser:[2]


Nominate (right) and seebohmi (left)
  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Rhinoptilus cinctus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ "Coursers". International Ornithological Congress. Retrieved 2015-01-08. 

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