Scaly ground roller

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Scaly ground roller
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Coraciiformes
Family: Brachypteraciidae
Genus: Geobiastes
Sharpe, 1871
Species: G. squamiger
Binomial name
Geobiastes squamiger
(Lafresnaye, 1838)

Brachypteracias squamigera Lafresnaye, 1838 [orth. error]

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


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