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Short-legged Ground Roller
Short-legged Ground-roller, Masoala National Park, Madagascar
Information
Range Madagascar
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Coraciiformes
Family Brachypteraciidae
Genus Brachypteracias
Species Brachypteracias leptosomus
Conservation Status
VUSpecies
Vulnerable

The Short-legged ground roller (Brachypteracias leptosomus), is a species of ground roller 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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