Burchell's Courser Cursorius rufus (299)
IUCN Red list status: Least Concern
Experiences with species

These incredibly well camouflaged birds are not the easiest to find, unless they move! I waited 28 years for my second sighting of one. It has been one of the sought after birds in our local "challenge area", within 100 kilometers of Johannesburg center - in 2016 we managed to find a pair not too far from Vaal Dam, 8 km's from the edge of the area.

Other names: -

Ranges: Resident Breeding Non-breeding Migratory Uncertain

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