Scaly ground roller

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Scaly ground roller
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Geobiastes

Sharpe, 1871
Species:
G. squamiger
Binomial name
Geobiastes squamiger
(Lafresnaye, 1838)
Synonyms

Brachypteracias squamigera Lafresnaye, 1838 [orth. error]

The scaly ground roller (Geobiastes squamiger) is a species of bird in a monotypic genus in the family Brachypteraciidae. It is endemic to Madagascar. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest. It is threatened by habitat loss.

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