Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Megapodes :: Black-billed Brush-turkey

Black-billed Brush-turkey Talegalla fuscirostris

Described by: Salvadori (1877)
Alternate common name(s): Black-billed Brushturkey, Black-billed Brush Turkey, Yellow-legged Brush-turkey, Black-billed Scrub-turkey
Old scientific name(s): Talegallus fuscirostris


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S. New Guinea. Aru Is.;
Two populations;
(1) S. and e. New Guinea e. to the Port Moresby area.
(2) Sw. New Guinea Triton Bay to upper Lorentz River.
(3) Aru Is. and s. New Guinea from Etna Bay and Kolepom Is. e. to the Fly River.
(4) Nw. New Guinea at the head of Geelvink Bay.


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


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