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Grey Francolin : calling at sunrise : Amazing Wildlife of India by Renu Tewari and Alok Tewari (Ortygornis pondicerianus)

We were traveling through
the beautiful city of
Bikaner ... located in the
Thar Desert ... at
day-break ...
... our destination was
Bhojanshala at
Jorbeer Conservation Reserve

While we were still in the
city ... we heard this guy
close to a water channel
... and then he came
up to give this wonderful
recording ...
22 February 2022
Water Channel in the Desert City
Bikaner, Rajasthan, India
Date taken
Scientific name
Ortygornis pondicerianus
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Great video Alok.

By the way, I told my sister there were Grey Francolin around her place. Told her to listen to a bird that sounds like "Seersucker". And she identified it :)
Great close-up footage of this sunrise caller. Beautiful species of Francolin. TFS Renu & Alok!

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