Latin name: Pterocles gutturalis

LCommon name: Yellow-throated Sandgrouse



Encyclopedia of Life:

Brief introduction: The Yellow-throated Sandgrouse (Pterocles gutturalis saturatior (Hartert, 1900)) is a member of the Pteroclididae family (ground dwelling birds restricted to treeless, open country) and can be found in many countries in southern and eastern Africa.

Related papers:
Zhang et al., Comparative Genomics Reveals Insights into Avian Genome Evolution and Adaptation. Science, (2014).
Jarvis et al., Whole Genome Analyses Resolve Early Branches in the Tree of Life of Modern Birds. Science, (2014).