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The Indian courser (Cursorius coromandelicus) belongs to the family Glareolidae under the order Charadriiformes.

The genus Cursorius is a group of ground birds comprising five species. These Cursorius spp. are distributed in Africa and South Asia. They are characterized by long legs and short wings. They have long pointed slightly down curved bills.

These Cursorius spp., though grouped as waders, inhabit dry open country like semi-deserts, rocky terrains, arid zones, burnt veld and short grasslands. They are distributed in the warmer parts of Africa and South Asia.

These Cursorius spp. typically hunt their insect prey by running on the ground. They have pale brown, pale rufous, pale brown plumage.
Taxonomic classification
Binomial name:Cursorius coromandelicus
Species:C. coromandelicus

Indian courser - Cursorius coromandelicus
1.Picture author: Supreet Sahoo

Indian courser - Cursorius coromandelicus
2.Picture author: Manojiritty

Indian courser - Cursorius coromandelicus
3.Picture author: Ashokkumar S T

Cursorius coromandelicus
4.Author: Koshy Koshy

Cursorius coromandelicus
5.Author: Patty McGann

Cursorius coromandelicus
6.Author: sfitzgerald86

Cursorius coromandelicus
7.Author: @BK

Cursorius coromandelicus
8.Author: Davidvraju

Cursorius coromandelicus
9.Author: J.M.Garg

Indian courser - Cursorius coromandelicus
10.Author: J.M.Garg
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Author: Supreet Sahoo | License: CC BY-SA 4.0
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Author: Manojiritty | License: CC BY-SA 4.0
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Author: Ashokkumar S T | License: CC BY-SA 4.0
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