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Birds

Lesser
Florican

Endangered

Decreasing

Lesser Florican

Sypheotides indicus

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Regional Names
  • Hindi:
    खरमोर, भटकुकड़ी, लीख, छोटा चरत, चीनीमोर, केरमोर
  • Malayalam:
    ചാട്ടക്കോഴി
  • Marathi:
    तणमोर
  • Nepali:
    सानो खरमुजुर
  • Tamil:
    லிசர் புளோரிகான், வரகுக் கோழி
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Taxanomy

OTIDIFORMES
OTIDIDAE
Sypheotides indicus

Quick Facts
  • It is endemic to the Indian Subcontinent and is best known for the leaping breeding displays made by the males during the Monsoon season.
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