Atelornis pittoides (Pitta-like Ground-roller)

Pitta-like Ground-roller

Dutch: Blauwkopgrondscharrelaar

Order: Coraciiformes
Family: Brachypteraciidae
Genus: Atelornis
Species: Atelornis pittoides

Many thanks to the Senckenberg Museum, Frankfurt, for allowing us to photograph this specimen.

Side, top and bottom view of skull. (Click on image to enlarge)

Length: 63 mm
Length cranium: 30 mm
Width (cranium): 24 mm
Height (cranium): 18 mm
Alternative names: Blaukopf-Erdracke (German), Brachyptérole pittoïde (French), Carraca-terrestre Cabeciazul (Spanish)