Black-faced Sandgrouse

I nearly stepped on this nesting sandgrouse the other day while working on road repairs. It flushed in front of me. amazing how hidden he was. I didn’t know Mr. Lichtenstein’s¬†¬†sandgrouse helped with brooding.
He was on 3 eggs which he returned to within 15 minutes.

lichtenstein's sandgrouse
lichtenstein’s sandgrouse

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