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Mesites (Mesitornithidae)

Brown Mesite (Mesitornis unicolor) - HBW 3, p. 42

French: Mésite unicolore German: Einfarb-Stelzenralle Spanish: Mesito Unicolor
Other common names: Brown Roatelo

Taxonomy: Mesites unicolor Des Murs, 1845, Madagascar.
Formerly placed in genus Mesoenas. Monotypic.

Distribution: E Madagascar, from near Tolagnaro (Fort Dauphin) to Marojejy; not recorded in apparently suitable Sambirano region of NW Madagascar.