Coursers and Pratincoles (Glareolidae)

Madagascar Pratincole (Glareola ocularis) - HBW 3, p. 382

French: Glaréole malgache German: Madagaskarbrachschwalbe Spanish: Canastera Malgache

Taxonomy: Glareola ocularis J. Verreaux, 1833, Madagascar.
Monotypic.

Distribution: Madagascar, except extreme S & SW. Non-breeding visitor to E Africa from S Somalia to N Mozambique, mainly in coastal Kenya (dunes N of Malindi) and Tanzania.