black breast band; pink legs; upright stance (South Africa; 2007-06-30)

Bronze-winged Courser
Rhinoptilus chalcopterus

Native Range: Africa

Notes: coursers are arid country waders with spindly legs and an upright posture; members of this species usually run (rather than fly) when disturbed; mostly crepuscular and nocturnal.

dorsal view; brown above; strong facial pattern (South Africa; 2007-06-30)