Black-faced Sandgrouse
Pterocles decoratus
Home Alphabetical Maps Taxonomic Links/Resources







The black-faced sandgrouse is an east African endemic, common in dry open country often near water. The nest was photographed in Yaida Valley (6-06). The photo above was taken in the Serengeti (12-07); click it to see a slideshow which has photos of eggs, chicks, juveniles, males and females. All of the other photos were taken in Tarangire and Shambarai swamp.
Last page

Next Alphabetical

Next Taxonomic



All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-23 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
All other images are the property of the indicated photographers:
Joseph Morlan, Karine Van der Vurst, Stein Ø. Nilsen, Zul Bhatia
Stuart Webb, Sadik Kassam

Last Update this page: 11-23-23