An example of how this may occur is illustrated by the sporadic excursion into Europe of Pallas sand-grouse.
In Afghnistn and Bikanir, the sand-grouse is called ttrak and boora kurra (Jerdon, ii, 498).
Again I dreamed, and again I saw the spreading water beneath me, and the wildfowl; but there were no pelicans and no sand-grouse.
And occasionally the flights of sand-grouse stooped in their pretty way and drank at the margin of the water.
The chief feature was the extraordinary abundance of sand-grouse.
The sand-grouse (Pterocles arenarius) is occasionally found, as also are the eagle and the bee-eater.
The doves were reported as sand-grouse, and certainly come flighting in from the desert very much in the s.-g.
White wagtails appeared in great numbers a few weeks ago, and sand-grouse are reported in vast numbers further north.
The nesting season of the various species of sand-grouse that breed in India is now beginning.
The vultures and the sand-grouse held it undisturbed in a perpetual tenancy.