Scientific Name:

Cursorius temminckii


Temminck's Courser


Temminck’s Courser Fact File

Distribution: Widespread south of the Sahara

Conservation Status: Least Concern

Subspecies: Three

C. t. temminckii: Senegal to Ethiopia; and Kenya
C. t. ruvanensis: Tanzania to Angola; Mozambique; and north-eastern South Africa
C. t. aridus: Northern Namibia to western Zimbabwe

Current conservation efforts





All photographs by Elis Simpson – Wader Quest