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The long-tailed ground roller is a species of bird in the ground roller family Brachypteraciidae, placed in the monotypic genus ''Uratelornis''. Endemic to arid spiny forests near the coast in southwestern Madagascar, this ground roller occurs at extremely low population densities throughout its habitat. This species requires shade and a deep layer of leaves on the ground, and it is absent from parts of the spiny forest lacking these features. It has no recognized subspecies, and its closest relative.. more

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Uploaded Apr 28, 2016. Captured Sep 1, 2015 10:10 in Betroka, Madagascar.
  • Canon EOS 7D Mark II
  • f/4.0
  • 1/512s
  • ISO1000
  • 500mm