Cursorius temminckii  Temminck's Courser  Trekdrawwertjie
Temminck's Courser
Alma, Jul 2020

A breeding resident. Uncommon. Occurs widely but sparsely in open areas across the Waterberg, typically in areas with a very short grass cover, the result of either a recent fire or heavy over-grazing (recorded in 15% of the Waterberg pentads); found singly, in pairs, or in small family groups; there is evidence of much local movement, birds sometimes arriving on freshly burnt ground within hours of the fire. Breeds in early summer.
Temminck's Courser Waterberg distribution
Temminck's Courser nest
Tweefontein, Aug 2020
left, nest site; right, close-up of eggs
Temminck's Courser
Jembisa, Dec 2018

Temminck's Courser
Lephalale, Oct 2015
Temminck's Courser
Doornspruit, Jan 2018

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