Definition of Pterocletes. Meaning of Pterocletes. Synonyms of Pterocletes

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Definition of Pterocletes

Pterocletes Pter`o*cle"tes, n. pl. [NL., fr Pterocles, the typical genus, fr. Gr. ? feather + ?, ?, a key, tongue of a clasp.] (Zo["o]l.) A division of birds including the sand grouse. They are in some respects intermediate between the pigeons and true grouse. Called also Pteroclomorph[ae].

Meaning of Pterocletes from wikipedia

- (Psittaciformes)...3 types 1615 pigeons (Columbiformes)...5 types 2120 sand-grouse (Pterocletes), game-birds and megapodes(Galliformes)...8 types 882 rails (Ralliformes)...
- nipalensis), peregrine (Falco peregrinus), saker falcon (Falco cherrug) and Pterocletes orientalis. In winter, there are many migratory birds on the water bodies...