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The collared pratincole (Glareola pratincola) belongs to the family Glareolidae under the order Charadriiformes.

Collared pratincole identification and differentiation

The species Glareola pratincola is differentiated from Glareola maldivarum by its longer tail (extending up to or beyond the primaries on a perched bird) and the presence of a white trailing edge to the secondaries.

Further, Glareola maldivarum has darker upperparts and more extensive orange-buff wash on the breast and belly. The throat patch in Glareola maldivarum is rich orange-buff.

The red in the base of the bill in Glareola pratincola is more extensive. The bill is somewhat thinner and sharper. The inner webs of inner primaries are distally paler.

In adult summer plumage of Glareola pratincola, the lores are comparatively paler. The black and white throat collar is sharp and narrow. The black in the tail is extensive.

Taxonomic classification
Binomial name:Glareola pratincola
Species:G. pratincola
Collared pratincole - Glareola pratincola
1.Collared pratincole - Glareola pratincola
Photo by Steve Garvie

Collared pratincole - Glareola pratincola
2.Collared pratincole - Glareola pratincola
Photo by Alexandros Gassios

Collared pratincole - Glareola pratincola
3.Collared pratincole - Glareola pratincola
Photo by Ferran Pestaña

Glareola pratincola
4.Collared pratincole - Glareola pratincola
Photo by gonbarmo

Glareola pratincola
5.Collared pratincole - Glareola pratincola
Photo by תודה ליעקב Pikiwiki Israel

Glareola pratincola
6.Glareola pratincola by Dûrzan cîrano

Glareola pratincola
7.Glareola pratincola by Ludovic Hirlimann

Glareola pratincola
8.Glareola pratincola by Dûrzan
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1.Collared pratincole photo source: (cropped)
Author: Steve Garvie | License: CC BY 2.0 as on 6/8/17
2.Photo source: (cropped)
Author: Alexandros Gassios | License: CC BY-NC 2.0 as on 6/8/17
3.Photo source: (cropped)
Author: Ferran Pestaña | License: CC BY-SA 2.0 as on 6/8/17
4.Photo source: (cropped)
Author: gonbarmo | License: CC BY-SA 2.0 as on 6/8/17
5.Photo source: (cropped)
Author: תודה ליעקב Pikiwiki Israel | License: CC BY 2.5 as on 6/8/17
6.Photo source: (cropped)
Author: Dûrzan cîrano | License: CC BY-SA 4.0
7.Photo source: (cropped)
Author: Ludovic Hirlimann | License: CC BY-SA 3.0
8.Photo source: (cropped)
Author: Dûrzan | License: CC BY-SA 4.0
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