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Niaufoou Scrubfowl
Megapodius pritchardii Gray, GR, 1864
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Order:
  Galliformes
Family:
  Megapodiidae
Genus:
  Megapodius

Scientific:
  Megapodius pritchardii

Citation:
  Gray, GR, 1864

Reference:
  Ann.Mag.Nat.Hist.(3) 14 p.378

Protonym:
  Megapodius Pritchardii

Avibase ID:
  69BBDE320D31CA7A

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/69BBDE32

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 553828


ENDANGERED

Geographic range:

  • Megapodius pritchardii: Forests of Niuafo'ou I. (n Tonga)
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Niaufoou Scrubfowl
Czech:
  tabon Pritchardův
German:
  Pritchard-Großfußhuhn
Danish:
  Niaufooubuskhøne
Spanish:
  Talégalo de las Tonga
Finnish:
  niuafounisojalka
French:
  Mégapode de Pritchard
Italian:
  Megapodio di Niuafoou
Japanese:
  tongatsukatsukuri
Japanese:
  トンガツカツクリ
Dutch:
  Polynesisch Boshoen
Norwegian:
  Tongaovnhøne
Polish:
  nogal polinezyjski
Portuguese:
  Frango-do-mato-de-tonga
Russian:
  Полинезийская курица
Slovak:
  tabon cisársky
Swedish:
  tongastorfotshöna
Chinese:
  波利塚雉


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Niaufoou Scrubfowl ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Niaufoou Scrubfowl ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Niaufoou Scrubfowl ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Niaufoou Scrubfowl ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Niaufoou Scrubfowl ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Niaufoou Scrubfowl ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Niaufoou Scrubfowl ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Polynesian Megapode ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Polynesian Megapode ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Polynesian Megapode ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Polynesian Megapode ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Polynesian Megapode ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Polynesian Megapode ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Polynesian Megapode ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Polynesian Megapode ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Polynesian Megapode ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Tongan Scrubfowl ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Tongan Scrubfowl ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Tongan Scrubfowl ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Tongan Scrubfowl ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
   Tongan Scrubfowl ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Mégapode de Pritchard ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Mégapode de Pritchard ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   Nivafou Incubator Bird ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   Nevafou Incubator Bird ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Polynesian Scrubfowl ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Niaufoou Scrubfowl ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Niaufoou Scrubfowl ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Niaufoou Scrubfowl ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Niaufoou Scrubfowl ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Niaufoou Scrubfowl ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Niaufoou Scrubfowl ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Niaufoou Scrubfowl ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   Niaufoou Scrubfowl ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Niuafo'ou Scrubfowl ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Niuafo'ou Scrubfowl ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Niuafoou Scrubfowl ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Niuafoou Scrubfowl ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Niuafoou Scrubfowl ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Niuafoou Scrubfowl ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Niuafoou Scrubfowl ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Niuafoou Scrubfowl ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Niuafoou Scrubfowl ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Niuafoou Scrubfowl ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   Niuafoou Scrubfowl ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
   Niuafoou Scrubfowl ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Niuafoou Scrubfowl ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Niuafoou Scrubfowl ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Niuafoou Scrubfowl ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Niuafoou Scrubfowl ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Niuafoou Scrubfowl ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Niuafoou Scrubfowl ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Niuafoou Scrubfowl ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   Niuafoou Scrubfowl ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
   Niuafoou Scrubfowl ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Polynesian Scrub Fowl ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Niaufoou Scrub Fowl ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Polynesian Megapode ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Polynesian Megapode ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Polynesian Megapode ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Polynesian Megapode ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Polynesian Megapode ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Polynesian Megapode ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Polynesian Megapode ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Polynesian Megapode ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Polynesian Megapode ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Tongan Megapode ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Tongan Megapode ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Polynesian Scrubfowl ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
   Tongan Scrubfowl ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Tongan Scrubfowl ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
   Tongan Scrubfowl ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Tongan Megapode ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Tongan Megapode ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Tongan Megapode ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Tongan Megapode ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Tongan Megapode ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Tongan Megapode ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Tongan Megapode ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Tongan Megapode ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Tongan Megapode ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Tongan Megapode ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Tongan Megapode ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Tongan Megapode ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Tongan Megapode ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Tongan Megapode ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Tongan Megapode ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Tongan Megapode ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Tongan Megapode ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Tongan Megapode ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Tongan Megapode ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Tongan Megapode ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Tongan Megapode ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Tongan Megapode ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Tongan Megapode ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Tongan Megapode ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Tongan Megapode ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Tongan Megapode ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Tongan Megapode ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Tongan Megapode ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Tongan Megapode ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Tongan Megapode ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Tongan Megapode ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Tongan Megapode ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Tongan Megapode ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Tongan Megapode ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Tongan Megapode ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Tongan Megapode ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Tongan Megapode ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
   Tongan Megapode ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
   Tongan Megapode ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Nivafo'ou Scrubfowl ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
    Megapodius pritchardii [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Megapodius pritchardii [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Megapodius pritchardii [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Niaufoou Scrubfowl ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Niaufoou Scrubfowl ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Niuafoou Scrubfowl ( Megapodius pritchardii) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Megapodius pritchardii [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Megapodius pritchardii [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Catalan: Megàpode de les illes Tonga
Czech: Tabon Pritcharduv, tabon Pritchardův
Danish: Niaufooubuskhøne
German: Pitchardhuhn, Pritchard-Großfußhuhn, Pritchardhuhn, Pritchard-Huhn, Tongagrossfusshuhn
English: Malau, Nevafou Incubator Bird, Nevafou Scrubfowl, Niaufo'ou Megapode, Niaufoou Scrub Fowl, Niaufoou Scrubfowl, Niaufo'ou Scrubfowl, Niuafo'ou Incubatorbird, Niuafoou megapode, Niuafoou Scrubfowl, Niuafo'ou Scrubfowl, Nivafo'ou Scrubfowl, Nivafou Incubator Bird, Polynesdian Megapode, Polynesia Megapode, Polynesian Megapode, Polynesian scrub fowl, Polynesian Scrub Hen, Polynesian Scrubfowl, Pritchard's Megapode, Pritchard's Scrubfowl, Tongan Megapode, Tongan Scrubfowl
Spanish: Talégalo de las Tonga, Telégala de Tonga
Spanish (Spain): Talégalo de Tonga
Estonian: tonga rihukana
Finnish: Niuafounisojalka
French: Mégapode de Polynésie, Mégapode de Pritchard
Hungarian: tongai ásótyúk
Italian: Megapodio della Polinesia, Megapodio di Niuafoou
Japanese: tongatsukatsukuri
Japanese: トンガツカツクリ
Latin: Megapodius pritchardii
Lithuanian: Polinezinė didžiakojė višta
Dutch: Polynesisch Boshoen
Norwegian: Tongaovnhøne
Polish: nogal polinezyjski
Portuguese: Frango-do-mato-de-tonga
Russian: Полинезийская курица, Полинезийская кустарниковая курица, Полинезийский большеног
Slovak: tabon cisársky
Swedish: tongastorfothöna, tongastorfotshöna, Vulkanstorfotshöna
Turkish: Polinezya Megapodu
Chinese: 波利塚雉
Chinese (Traditional): 東加塚雉

 

         

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