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Atelornis
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Pitta-like Ground Roller (Atelornis pittoides)
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Coraciiformes
Family Brachypteraciidae
Genus Atelornis

Atelornis is a small genus of ground rollers in the Brachypteraciidae family. The genus is endemic to Madagascar.

Species

There are two species:

Rufous-headed Ground Roller (Sharpe, 1875) (Atelornis crossleyi)
Pitta-like Ground Roller (Lafresnaye, 1834) (Atelornis pittoides)
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