Madagascan Pratincole

Glareola ocularis - Glaréole malgache

Glaréole malgache
Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Charadriiformes

  • Family
    :

    Glaréolidés

  • Genus
    :

    Glareola

  • Species
    :

    ocularis

Descriptor

Verreaux, J, 1833

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 25 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 82 à 103 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Madagascan Pratincole (Glareola ocularis) is a species of bird in the Glareolidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Glaréole malgache,
  • Canastera Malgache,
  • Perdiz-do-mar-malgaxe,
  • Madagaskarbrachschwalbe,
  • madagaszkári székicsér,
  • Madagaskarvorkstaartplevier,
  • Pernice di mare del Madagascar,
  • Madagaskarvadarsvala,
  • Madagaskarbrakksvale,
  • prieložník krátkochvostý,
  • ouhorlík madagaskarský,
  • Madagaskarbraksvale,
  • madagaskarinpääskykahlaaja,
  • perdiu de mar de Madagascar,
  • żwirowiec madagaskarski,
  • Мадагаскарская тиркушка,
  • チャバラツバメチドリ,
  • 马岛燕鸻,
  • 馬達加斯加燕鴴,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Seasonally Wet/Flooded ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha) ; Marine Intertidal : Rocky Shoreline, Salt Marshes (Emergent Grasses), Tidepools

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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