Scientific Name:

Cursorius cursor


Cream-coloured Courser


Cream-coloured Courser Fact File

Distribution: North-eastern, central and western Africa; and south-western Europe

Conservation Status: Least Concern

Subspecies: Three

C. c. cursor: Canary Island; and North Africa to Iraq
C. c. bogolubovi: South-eastern Turkey to north-western India
C. c. exsul: Cape Verde Island

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Current conservation efforts





With thanks to the following photographers: Barry Madden