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Brachypteraciidae

Scaly ground-roller

Brachypteracias squamiger Photo by Dubi Shapiro (Internet Bird Collection) Common name:scaly ground-roller (en); rolieiro-da-terra-escamoso (pt); brachyptérolle écaillé (fr); carraca-terrestre escamosa (es); schuppenerdracke (de)Taxonomy:Order CoraciiformesFamily BrachypteraciidaeRange:This species is endemic to Madagascar, being found on the eastern slopes of the island, from Marojejy to Andohahela.Size:These birds are 27-31 cm long and weigh 130-165 g.Habitat:Scaly ground-rollers are mostly found in […]