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Mesitornithidae

Subdesert mesite

Monias benschi Photo by John C. Mittermeier (Flickr) Common name:subdesert mesite (en); mesita-de-Bensch (pt); m├ęsite monias (fr); mesito monias (es); moniasstelzenralle (de)Taxonomy:Order GruiformesFamily Mesitornithidae Range:This species is endemic to Madagascar, being found along a narrow coastal strip in the south-western part of the country between the Fiherenana and Mangoky rivers. Size:These birds are 30-32 cm […]