Megapodes (Megapodiidae)

Moluccan Scrubfowl (Eulipoa wallacei) - HBW 2, p. 305

French: Mégapode de Wallace German: Molukkenhuhn Spanish: Talégalo de Wallace
Other common names: Wallace's Scrubfowl

Taxonomy: Megapodius wallacei G. R. Gray, 1860, east Halmahera.
Often included in genus Megapodius, but plumage fairly different from that of rather uniform members of that genus; secondaries said to be shorter than primaries in present species, but of equal length in Megapodius; breeding habits differ from those of most members of Megapodius. Monotypic.

Distribution: Moluccas, from Halmahera S to Buru and Seram; Misool I (off NW New Guinea).

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