Ground-rollers (Brachypteraciidae)

Pitta-like Ground-roller (Atelornis pittoides) - HBW 6, p. 387

French: Brachyptérolle pittoïde German: Blaukopf-Erdracke Spanish: Carraca-terrestre Cabeciazul
Other common names: Blue-headed Ground-roller

Taxonomy: Brachypteracias pittoides Lafresnaye, 1834, Madagascar.

Distribution: E half of Madagascar, from Amber Mountain National Park in extreme N to Andohahela National Park in extreme S, also in NE (Sambirano area) and on Central High ­Plateau (around Ambohitantely and Ankaratra).