Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Megapodes :: Dusky Scrubfowl

Dusky Scrubfowl Megapodius freycinet

Described by: Gaimard (1823)
Alternate common name(s): Dusky Megapode, Sooty Scrubfowl, Common Scrubfowl, Orange-footed Scrubfowl, Incubator Bird, Common Scrub Hen
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


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N. Moluccas and w. Papuan Is.;
Fragmented island populations;
(1) N. Moluccas (Morotai, Halmahera and Ternate s. to Obi Is.)
(2) W. Papuan Is. (Gebe, Waigeo, and Misool Is.).
(3) W. Papuan Is. (Batanta, Salawati, and small islets).


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


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