Scientific Name:

Glareola nuchalis


Rock Pratincole


Rock Pratincole Fact File

Distribution: South-central, west-central and west Africa

Conservation Status: Least Concern

Subspecies: Two

G. n. liberiae: Sierra Leone to western Cameroon
G. n. nuchalis: Chad to Ethiopia south to southern Angola; north-east Namibia to western Zambia; and Mozambique

Current conservation efforts





All photographs by Elis Simpson – Wader Quest