Jerdon’s or Double-Banded Courser

Jerdon’s or Double-Banded Courser bird facts and information Generally thought to be extinct, the lapwing-sized Jerdon’s or double-banded courser (Cursorius bitorquatus) was rediscovered in India in January 1986 after having gone unnoticed by naturalists since reliably reported by Howard Campbell in 1900. Bird History There are just nine species of courser in three genera, and … Continue reading Jerdon’s or Double-Banded Courser