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Megapodes (Megapodiidae)

Polynesian Scrubfowl (Megapodius pritchardii) - HBW 2, p. 306

French: Mégapode de Pritchard German: Pritchardhuhn Spanish: Talégalo de las Tonga
Other common names: Niuafo'ou/Pritchard's/Tongan Scrubfowl/Megapode

Taxonomy: Megapodius Pritchardii G. R. Gray, 1864, Niuafo'ou, Tonga.

Distribution: Niuafo'ou I (NW Tonga). Introduced to Tafahi I (NE Tonga), but this population has apparently died out; recently introduced to Late I and Fonualei I (NC Tonga).

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