Megapodes (Megapodiidae)

Maleo (Macrocephalon maleo) - HBW 2, p. 305

French: Mégapode maléo German: Hammerhuhn Spanish: Talégalo Maleo
Other common names: Maleofowl, Gray's Brush-turkey

Taxonomy: Macrocephalon maleo S. Müller, 1846, Sulawesi.
Alternative genus name, Megacephalon, obsolete. Monotypic.

Distribution: N, C & SE Sulawesi; probably also Buton (Butung) I, off SE Sulawesi. Populations, probably introduced, formerly occurred off NE Sulawesi on Lembeh and perhaps Bangka, and also on several of Sangihe Is.

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