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Philepittidae

Velvet asity

Philepitta castanea Photo by Dubi Shapiro (Internet Bird Collection) Common name:velvet asity (en); asite-veludo (pt); philépitte veloutée (fr); filepita aterciopelada (es); seidenjala (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily PhilepittidaeRange:This species is endemic to Madagascar, being found along the eastern side and extreme north-western corner of the island.Size:These birds are 14-17 cm long and weigh 34-42 g.Habitat:The velvet asity is mostly found in the […]