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Forsten's Scrubfowl [incl. buruensis]

Megapodius forsteni [incl. buruensis] (= Megapodius forsteni) Gray, GR, 1847

The Dusky Megapode or Dusky Scrubfowl, Megapodius freycinet, is a medium-sized (approximately 41 cm long), blackish bird with a short pointed crest, bare red facial skin, dark legs, brown iris and dark brown and yellow bill. The male and female are similar. This terrestrial species lives in forests and swamps, including mangroves, of the Maluku and Raja Ampat Islands in Indonesia. Like other megapodes, it lays its eggs in a mound made from earth mixed with leaves, sand, gravel and sticks. Source: Wikipedia

Order:
  Galliformes
Family:
  Megapodiidae
Genus:
  Megapodius

Scientific:
  Megapodius forsteni

Citation:
  Gray, GR, 1847

Reference:
  Gen.Birds 3 p.491 pl.124

Protonym:
  Megapodius Forstenii

Avibase ID:
  578639EDDF501868

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/578639ED

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 715227

Geographic range:

  • Megapodius forsteni: Moluccas (Buru, Seram, Ambon, Haruku, and Gorong)
  • Megapodius freycinet buruensis: Buru I. (s Moluccas)
English:
Forsten's Scrubfowl [incl. buruensis]
Czech:
tabon Forstenův
German:
Forstengroßfußhuhn
Danish:
Cerambuskhøne
Spanish:
Talégalo de Forsten
Finnish:
seraminisojalka
French:
Mégapode de Forsten [incl. buruensis]
Italian:
Megapodio di Forsten
Japanese:
seramutsukatsukuri
Japanese:
セラムツカツクリ
Dutch:
Forstens Boshoen
Norwegian:
Seramovnhøne
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Seramomnhøne
Polish:
nogal seramski
Portuguese:
Frango-do-mato-da-forsten
Russian:
Курица Форстена
Slovak:
tabon Forstenov
Swedish:
Forstens storfothöna
Chinese:
弗氏塚雉


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Forsten's Scrubfowl [incl. buruensis] ( Megapodius forsteni [incl. buruensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Forsten's Scrubfowl ( Megapodius forstenii) [version 2]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Forsten's Scrubfowl ( Megapodius forstenii) [version 2]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Forsten's Scrubfowl (incl. buruensis) ( Megapodius forsteni [incl. buruensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Forsten's Scrubfowl (incl. buruensis) ( Megapodius forsteni [incl. buruensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Forsten's Scrubfowl (incl. buruensis) ( Megapodius forsteni [incl. buruensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Forsten's Scrubfowl [incl. buruensis] ( Megapodius forsteni [incl. buruensis])
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Mégapode de Forsten ( Megapodius forstenii) [version 2]
Clements, version 2015:
Forsten's Scrubfowl ( Megapodius forsteni) [version 2]
Clements, version 2016:
Forsten's Scrubfowl ( Megapodius forsteni) [version 2]
Clements, version 2017:
Forsten's Scrubfowl ( Megapodius forsteni) [version 2]
Clements, version 2018:
Forsten's Scrubfowl ( Megapodius forsteni) [version 2]
eBird version 2015:
Forsten's Scrubfowl ( Megapodius forsteni) [version 2]
eBird version 2016:
Forsten's Scrubfowl ( Megapodius forsteni) [version 2]
eBird version 2017:
Forsten's Scrubfowl ( Megapodius forsteni) [version 2]
eBird version 2018:
Forsten's Scrubfowl ( Megapodius forsteni) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Forster's Megapode ( Megapodius forstenii) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Forsten's Megapode ( Megapodius forstenii) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Forsten's Megapode ( Megapodius forstenii) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Forsten's Megapode ( Megapodius forstenii) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Forsten's Megapode ( Megapodius forstenii) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Forsten's Megapode ( Megapodius forstenii) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Forsten's Megapode ( Megapodius forstenii) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Forsten's Megapode ( Megapodius forstenii) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Forsten's Megapode ( Megapodius forstenii) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Forsten's Megapode ( Megapodius forsteni) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Forsten's Megapode ( Megapodius forstenii) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Forsten's Megapode ( Megapodius forstenii) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Forsten's Megapode ( Megapodius forstenii) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Forsten's Megapode ( Megapodius forstenii) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Forsten's Megapode ( Megapodius forstenii) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Forsten's Megapode ( Megapodius forstenii) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Forsten's Megapode ( Megapodius forstenii) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Forsten's Megapode ( Megapodius forstenii) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Forsten's Megapode ( Megapodius forstenii) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Forsten's Megapode ( Megapodius forsteni) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Forsten's Megapode ( Megapodius forsteni) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Forsten's Megapode ( Megapodius forsteni) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Forsten's Megapode ( Megapodius forsteni) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Forsten's Megapode ( Megapodius forsteni) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Forsten's Megapode ( Megapodius forsteni) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Forsten's Megapode ( Megapodius forsteni) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Forsten's Megapode ( Megapodius forsteni) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Forsten's Megapode ( Megapodius forsteni) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Forsten's Megapode ( Megapodius forsteni) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Forsten's Megapode ( Megapodius forsteni) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Forsten's Megapode ( Megapodius forsteni) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Forsten's Megapode ( Megapodius forsteni) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Forsten's Megapode ( Megapodius forsteni) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Forsten's Megapode ( Megapodius forsteni) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Forsten's Megapode ( Megapodius forsteni) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Forsten's Megapode ( Megapodius forsteni) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Forsten's Megapode ( Megapodius forsteni) [version 2]
Oriental Bird Club:
Forsten's Scrubfowl ( Megapodius forstenii)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Forsten's Scrubfowl ( Megapodius forstenii) [version 2]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Megapodius forstenii [version 2]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Megapodius forsteni [version 2]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species (alt)

This taxon is a subspecies of Megapodius [reinwardt, forsteni or tenimberensis, incl. buruensis]

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Czech: tabon Forstenův
Danish: Cerambuskhøne
German: Forstengroßfußhuhn
English: Forsten's Megapode, Forsten's Scrubfowl, Forsten's Scrubfowl (incl. buruensis), Forsten's Scrubfowl [incl. buruensis], Forster's Megapode, Fosten's Megapode, Foster's Megapode
English (IOC): Dusky Megapode (Forsten's)
Spanish: Talégalo de Forsten
Spanish (Spain): Talégalo de Forsten
Spanish (HBW): Forsten's Scrubfowl
Estonian: serami rihukana
Finnish: seraminisojalka
French: Mégapode de Forsten, Mégapode de Forsten (incl. buruensis), Mégapode de Forsten [incl. buruensis]
Indonesian: Burung gosong, Gosong Forsten
Italian: Megapodio di Forsten
Japanese: seramutsukatsukuri
Japanese: セラムツカツクリ
Scientific: Megapodius forsteni, Megapodius forsteni [incl. buruensis], Megapodius forstenii, Megapodius forstenii forstenii, Megapodius reinwardt forstenii
Dutch: Forstengrootvoethoen, Forstens Boshoen
Norwegian Nynorsk: Seramomnhøne
Norwegian: Seramovnhøne
Polish: nogal seramski
Portuguese: Frango-do-mato-da-forsten
Russian: Большеног Форстена, Курица Форстена
Slovak: tabon Forstenov
Serbian: Forstenova megapoda
Swedish: Forstens storfothöna
Chinese: 弗氏塚雉

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