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Jerdon's Courser

Rhinoptilus bitorquatus

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A delicate lapwing-like bird with a large eye and a short, bicolored bill. Note the strong white eyebrow and the brown breast with two distinct white bands. Nocturnal and extremely rare. Known to inhabit open, dry thorny scrubland. The call is a short series of two-noted whistles “tuick-tuoo.”

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