Brown Mesite (Mesitornis unicolor) - HBW 3, p. 42
French: Mésite unicolore
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.
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A bird moving on the ground. Locality Vohiparara, Ranomafana National Park, Madagascar (Monotypic species)
Paul Clarke 21 September 2011 4 years ago 41 sec 3.8
one moving on forest floor Locality Ranomafana National Park, Madagascar (Monotypic species)
Martin Kennewell 2 September 2007 6 years ago 26 sec 3.7