Madagascar Pratincole

Glareola ocularis

The Madagascar Pratincole is a species of bird in the Glareolidae family.
It is found in Comoros, Ethiopia, Kenya, Madagascar, Mozambique, Somalia, Tanzania, possibly Mauritius, and possibly Réunion.
Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical seasonally wet or flooded lowland grassland, rivers, freshwater lakes, rocky shores, and intertidal marshes.
It is threatened by habitat loss.
Status: Vulnerable
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Taxonomy
KingdomAnimalia
DivisionChordata
ClassAves
OrderCharadriiformes
FamilyGlareolidae
GenusGlareola
SpeciesG. ocularis
Photographed in
Madagascar