Madagascan pratincole

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Madagascan pratincole
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Charadriiformes
Family: Glareolidae
Genus: Glareola
Species: G. ocularis
Binomial name
Glareola ocularis
(Verreaux, 1833)

The Madagascan pratincole (Glareola ocularis) is a species of bird in the Glareolidae family. It is found in Comoros, Ethiopia, Kenya, Madagascar, Mozambique, Somalia, Tanzania, possibly Mauritius, and possibly Réunion. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical seasonally wet or flooded lowland grassland, rivers, freshwater lakes, rocky shores, and intertidal marshes. It is threatened by habitat loss.


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