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Australian Brush-turkey Alectura lathami

Described by: Gray, J. E. (1831)
Alternate common name(s): Australian Brushturkey, Brush Turkey, Scrub-turkey, Purple-pouched Brush-turkey, Yellow-pouched Brush-turkey
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Ocean View, Queensland, Australia - Sep 29, 2002 © Tom Tarrant  Samsonvale, Queensland, Australia - Sep, 2004 © Tom Tarrant  Julatten, Queensland, Australia - 1984 © Hans&Judy Beste  Australia - Aug, 2000 © Giuliano Gerra and Silvio Sommazzi  Queensland, Australia - Aug, 2007 © Jean-Michel Fenerole 
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(1) N. Queensland, Cape York Peninsula (Iron Range National Park, Julatten) n. of Cooktown.
(2) C. and s. Queensland (Lamington National Park) inland to Charter Towers and Blackall, Mt. Amos s. of Cooktown to ne. New South Wales s. to ca. the Manning River, formerly to the Illawarra District. Introduced to Kangaroo Is.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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