Glareolidae

Belongs within: Charadriiformes. The Glareolidae, pratincoles and coursers, are a small group of charadriiform birds found in tropical and subtropical, mostly arid, parts of the Old World. Glareolids are united by the possession of a short, strongly arched bill, but are morphologically disparate: pratincoles of the genus Glareola are long-winged birds that catch insects on… Continue reading Glareolidae