- Glareola lactea
16.5-18.5 cm. Pale grey upperparts, brown crown, underwings are mainly black, white tail with a black terminal triangle. The belly is white. Short bill.
A monotypic species
Open country near water.
It lays 2-4 eggs in a ground scrape and breeds in gravel or sand banks in rivers.
The diet includes insects.
- Clements, JF. 2008. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to December 2008. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019.
- BirdForum Opus contributors. (2021) Small Pratincole. In: BirdForum, the forum for wild birds and birding. Retrieved 27 January 2021 from https://www.birdforum.net/wiki/Small_Pratincole