Taxon profile


Forsten's Scrubfowl
Megapodius freycinet forsteni G. R. Gray, 1847

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Galliformes »  family Megapodiidae - megapodes »  genus Megapodius - scrubfowl »  species Megapodius freycinet - Dusky Scrubfowl

Scientific synonyms

Megapodius reinwardt forstenii G. R. Gray, 1847
Megapodius forstenii G. R. Gray, 1847
Megapodius forsteni G. R. Gray, 1847

Other names

= Forsten's Megapode
= Seram Scrubfowl

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Links and literature

EN F. Gill, D. Donsker & P. Rasmussen (eds): IOC World Bird List 11.1 [] [as Megapodius freycinet forsteni Gray, GR, 1847]
Data retrieved on: 22 April 2021
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Megapodius forstenii Gray, 1861]
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7, Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Megapodius forstenii]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013

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