Rhinoptilus is a genus in the family Glareolidae.
Smutsornis vs. Rhinoptilus
Some authorities (Clements, 2007) place Double-banded Courser in the monotypic genus Smutsornis. However Howard & Moore (2003) and Sibley & Monroe (1996) place it within the genus Rhinoptilus and the Opus awaits clarification.
|R. africanus||Double-banded Courser|
|R. cinctus||Three-banded Courser|
|R. chalcopterus||Bronze-winged Courser|
|R. bitorquatus||Jerdon's Courser|