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Orange-footed Scrubfowl

Photo by view photos May 16, 2007 Don-Jean Landri  © all rights reserved

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IMG_6274 Orange-footed Scrubfowl (Megapodius reinwardt) by ajmatthehiddenhouse.

9/11/2007 Kingfisher Park Birdwatchers Lodge, Julatten Queensland 


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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Megapodius reinwardt Scientific name
Craciformes Order
Megapodiidae Family
40 cm Length
Tropical rainforest, swamps, shrubland. Below 1900 m Range:- Austrailia:- Northern Territory, Queensland, Western Austrailia, East Timor, Indonesia:- Alor, Aru Islands, Bali, Buru, Florès, Greater Sundas, Irian Jaya, Java, Kai islands, Komodo, Lesser Sunda, Lomblen, Lombok, Maluka, Mollucas, New Guinea, Nusa Tenggara Timur Province, Savu, Semau, Seram, Sulawesi, Sumatra, Sumba, Sumbawa, West Timor, Wetar. Island of New Guinea, Island of Timor, Melanesia:- Papua New Guinea:- D'Entrecasteaux Archipelago, Fergusson, Goodenough, Normanby Island, Louisiades, Milne Bay Islands, Trobriand Islands, Trobriand Islands Kiriwina, Habitat
Eggs are laid in a mound with decomposing leaf litter providing the correct heat. Clutch
Fruit, roots, flowers, buds and small creatures. Food  
Mound builder Habits
118 - TSN: 715325  - Sub-species World Number
Least concern Status

AKA:- Czech: tabon oranžovonohý
Danish: Torresbuskhøne
German: Lombok-Großfußhuhn, Reinwardthuhn, Reinwardt-Huhn
English: Orange-footed Megapode, Orange-footed Scrub Fowl, Orange-footed Scrubfowl, Scrubfowl
Spanish: Telégala de Reinwardt
Estonian: punajalg-rihukana
Finnish: australianisojalka, Ruskoisojalka
French: Mégapode de Reinwardt
Indonesian: Burung gosong, Gosong Kaki-merah
Italian: Megapodio piediarancio, Megapodio zampearancio
Japanese: oasutorariatsukatsukuri
Japanese: オアストラリアツカツクリ
Latin: Megapodius reinwardt, Megapodius reinwardt reinwardt
Dutch: Rood Boshoen
Norwegian: Oransjebeinovnhøne
Polish: nogal zmienny, Nogal zmieny
Russian: Рейнвартова курица
Slovak: tabon hnedý
Swedish: Orangefotad storfothöna
Chinese: 橙脚塚雉


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