Galliformes

Megapodes (Megapodiidae)

HBW 2, p. 278

  • Medium-sized to large terrestrial birds with large, powerful legs and feet and sharp claws.
  • Australasian Region, with greatest diversity in Australo-Papuan Subregion; lone outpost in Oriental Region.
  • Tropical forest, mostly in lowlands; one species occupies semi-arid woodland and scrub.
  • 7 genera, 19 species, 35 taxa.
  • 8 species threatened; none extinct since 1600.
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7 genera, 19 species

186 files covering
7 genera (100%)
17 species (89%)

 

    88 videos covering
7 genera (100%)
11 species (58%)
    92 photographs covering
7 genera (100%)
15 species (79%)
    6 sound recordings covering
2 genera (29%)
5 species (26%)
19 17 89 11 58 15 79 5 26