islands in Indian Ocean; error = Potchefstroom, North West Province, South Africa.
Closely related to C. cursor, C. somalensis, C. temminckii and C. coromandelicus, although last two taxa may represent a separate group. Has been regarded as conspecific with C. cursor. Proposed race theresae not generally recognized, as coloration too individually variable. Monotypic.
S Africa, mainly in drier regions, from SW Angola through most of Namibia and Kalahari Basin of Botswana to Western Cape, Karoo and high plateau of South Africa.
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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