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Actual Scientific name : French name English name
Cursorius temminckii Courvite de Temminck  Temminck's Courser 
Glareola nordmanni Glaréole de Nordmann  Black-winged Pratincole 
Glareola nuchalis nuchalis Glaréole à collier blanc  Rock Pratincole 
Glareola pratincola Glaréole à collier   Collared Pratincole 
Rhinoptilus chalcopterus Courvite à ailes bronzées  Bronze-winged Courser 

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