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Courser

Courser, any of a genus (Pluvianus) of long-legged, short-winged, desert birds, particular to Australia, India, and Africa. They are primarily known for their quick running. The courser rarely flies unless it is bothered or disquieted, and even then, it is only for brief spaces. There are 9 different species, most of which share a distinctive brown and white marking.

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