A bird resembling a roller, with an iridescent green cap, back, wings, and tail, found only in Madagascar. Also called courol.
- Leptosomus discolor, the only member of the family Leptosomatidae
- Birds of Africa include the emerald cuckoo, the helmetbird, the village weaver, and the cuckoo-roller.
- Other endemics we can expect to see include: vangas, cuckoo-rollers, and Vasa parrots.
- Furthermore, the ground rollers, mesites and cuckoo-rollers are all endemic families and the couas, vangas and asities are endemic subfamilies.
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