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Scaly Ground-Roller

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Alternate name
Brachypteracias squamigera Scientific name 
Coraciiformes Order
Brachypteraciidae Family   
27-31 cm Length
Moist forest below 1,000 m, in: Madagascar. Habitat-Altitude-Range
It nests in a tunnel.   October to January. Clutch  
Invertebrates and small vertebrates. Food   Diet
1043 World Number
Vulnerable Status

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