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Subdesert Mesite, female The missing female, emancipation is on! Geotagged,Madagascar,Monias benschi,Spring,Subdesert mesite Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Subdesert Mesite, female

The missing female, emancipation is on!

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  1. Hehe, nice :) Posted 2 days ago

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The subdesert mesite is a ground-dwelling bird endemic to Madagascar. It is one of three species in the mesite family Mesitornithidae, and is restricted in distribution to a small low-land region in southwest Madagascar.

The subdesert mesite is a medium sized terrestrial bird which is often described as rail-like . The species has a long and downward-curved bill distinguishing it from the other members of the family. Both sexes are greyish above and show thin white eyebrows. Both have.. more

Similar species: Mesites
Species identified by DR_M_Z
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Uploaded Dec 7, 2018. Captured Oct 29, 2018 04:43 in Unnamed Road, Ifaty, Madagascar.
  • NIKON D500
  • f/8.0
  • 1/250s
  • ISO2263
  • 500mm