- Glareola cinerea
- Light grey upperparts
- Pale chestnut nape
- White rump
- Black eyestripe (curves down behind the eye)
- White supercilium
- Black tail
Usually found on sandbars of large rivers, but also sandy patches in savanna and even airstrips.
They usually forage in groups; catching insects on the wing, over water. Their diet consists mostly of insects such as small grasshoppers, flies, beetles and spiders.
- Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2014. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: Version 6.9., with updates to August 2014. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
- BF Member observations
- Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved April 2015)
- BirdForum Opus contributors. (2022) Grey Pratincole. In: BirdForum, the forum for wild birds and birding. Retrieved 28 May 2022 from https://www.birdforum.net/opus/Grey_Pratincole