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Eastern Andhra Pradesh (secondary area)
Country/Territory India
Habitat loss

General characteristics 

The range of Jerdon's Courser Rhinoptilus bitorquatus (classified as Endangered) defines this Secondary Area. It is a poorly known nocturnal bird, recorded historically from the Penner and Godaveri valleys in Andhra Pradesh (east-central India; see map, p.

Species IUCN Category
Jerdon's Courser (Rhinoptilus bitorquatus)  CR 

Important Bird Areas (IBAs)

IBA Code Site Name Country
IN226  Sri Lankamalleswara Wildlife Sanctuary  India 
IN227  Sri Penusila Narasimha Wildlife Sanctuary  India 

Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Endemic Bird Area factsheet: Eastern Andhra Pradesh. Downloaded from on 26/10/2016

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