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Tabon Scrubfowl

Megapodius cumingii Dillwyn, 1853

The Philippine Megapode (Megapodius cumingii), also known as the Philippine Scrubfowl or the Tabon Scrubfowl, is a species of bird in the Megapodiidae family. It is found in Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Galliformes
Family:
  Megapodiidae
Genus:
  Megapodius

Scientific:
  Megapodius cumingii

Citation:
  Dillwyn, 1853

Reference:
  PZS(1851) Pt19 no.226 p.119 pl.39

Protonym:
  Megapodius Cumingii

Avibase ID:
  A3FF8DCA4D184F42

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/A3FF8DCA

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 553822

Geographic range:

  • Megapodius cumingii cumingii: N Borneo, Palawan and Sulu Archipelago
  • Megapodius cumingii gilbertii: Sulawesi, Talisei, Tendila, Lembeh and Togian islands
  • Megapodius cumingii pusillus: central Philippines: Visayan Islands (Masbate, Negros, Cebu, Bohol, Leyte, and Samar), western Mindanao, and Basilan
  • Megapodius cumingii dillwyni: northern Philippines (Luzon, Mindoro, Marinduque, and Babuyan Islands)
  • Megapodius cumingii tabon: southeastern Philippines (eastern Mindanao)
  • Megapodius cumingii sanghirensis: Sangihe, Siau, Tahulandang and Ruang islands (off Sulawesi)
  • Megapodius cumingii talautensis: Talaud Islands (n Moluccas)
  • Show more...
English:
Tabon Scrubfowl
Czech:
tabon filipínský
German:
Philippinen-Großfußhuhn
Danish:
Filippinsk Buskhøne
Spanish:
Talégalo Filipino
Finnish:
filippiinienisojalka
French:
Mégapode des Philippines
Italian:
Megapodio tabon
Japanese:
parawantsukatsukuri
Japanese:
パラワンツカツクリ
Dutch:
Filipijns Boshoen
Norwegian:
Mjaueovnhøne
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Mjaueomnhøne
Polish:
nogal rdzawolicy
Portuguese:
Frango-do-mato-de-barriga-cinzenta
Russian:
Филиппинская курица
Slovak:
tabon červenolíci
Swedish:
filippinsk storfotshöna
Ukrainian:
Великоніг філіпінський
Chinese:
菲律宾塚雉


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Tabon Scrubfowl ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Tabon Scrubfowl ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 2]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Tabon Scrubfowl ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 2]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Tabon Scrubfowl ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Tabon Scrubfowl ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Tabon Scrubfowl ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Tabon Scrubfowl ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Tabon Megapode ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Tabon Megapode ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Tabon Megapode ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Tabon Megapode ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Tabon Megapode ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Tabon Megapode ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Tabon Megapode ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Tabon Megapode ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Tabon Megapode ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Philippine Scrubfowl ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 4]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Philippine Scrubfowl ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 4]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Philippine Scrubfowl ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 4]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Philippine Scrubfowl ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 4]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Philippine Scrubfowl ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 4]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Philippine Scrubfowl ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 4]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Mégapode des Philippines ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 2]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Mégapode des Philippines ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Tabon Scrubfowl ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 2]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Tabon Scrubfowl ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 3]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Tabon Scrubfowl ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 3]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Tabon Scrubfowl ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 3]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Tabon Scrubfowl ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 3]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Tabon Scrubfowl ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 3]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Tabon Scrubfowl ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 3]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Tabon Scrubfowl ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 3]
Clements 6th edition:
Tabon Scrubfowl ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 3]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Tabon Scrubfowl ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 3]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Tabon Scrubfowl ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 3]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Tabon Scrubfowl ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 3]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Tabon Scrubfowl ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 3]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Tabon Scrubfowl ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 3]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Tabon Scrubfowl ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 3]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Tabon Scrubfowl ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 3]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Tabon Scrubfowl ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 3]
Clements, version 2015:
Tabon Scrubfowl ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 2]
Clements, version 2016:
Tabon Scrubfowl ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 2]
Clements, version 2017:
Tabon Scrubfowl ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 2]
Clements, version 2018:
Tabon Scrubfowl ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 2]
eBird version 1.50:
Tabon Scrubfowl ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 3]
eBird version 1.52:
Tabon Scrubfowl ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 3]
eBird version 1.53:
Tabon Scrubfowl ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 3]
eBird version 1.54:
Tabon Scrubfowl ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 3]
eBird version 1.55:
Tabon Scrubfowl ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 3]
eBird version 2015:
Tabon Scrubfowl ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 2]
eBird version 2016:
Tabon Scrubfowl ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 2]
eBird version 2017:
Tabon Scrubfowl ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 2]
eBird version 2018:
Tabon Scrubfowl ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Philippine Scrub Fowl ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Philippine Scrub Fowl ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Philippine Megapode ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Philippine Megapode ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Philippine Megapode ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Philippine Megapode ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Philippine Megapode ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Philippine Megapode ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Philippine Megapode ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Philippine Megapode ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Philippine Megapode ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Philippine Megapode ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Philippine Megapode ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Philippine Scrubfowl ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 2]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Philippine Scrubfowl ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 4]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Philippine Scrubfowl ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 4]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Philippine Scrubfowl ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 4]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Philippine Scrubfowl ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Philippine Megapode ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Philippine Megapode ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Philippine Megapode ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Philippine Megapode ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Philippine Megapode ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Philippine Megapode ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Philippine Megapode ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Philippine Megapode ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Philippine Megapode ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Philippine Megapode ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Philippine Megapode ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Philippine Megapode ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Philippine Megapode ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Philippine Megapode ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Philippine Megapode ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Philippine Megapode ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Philippine Megapode ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Philippine Megapode ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Philippine Megapode ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Philippine Megapode ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Philippine Megapode ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Philippine Megapode ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Philippine Megapode ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Philippine Megapode ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Philippine Megapode ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Philippine Megapode ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Philippine Megapode ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Philippine Megapode ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Philippine Megapode ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Philippine Megapode ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Philippine Megapode ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Philippine Megapode ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Philippine Megapode ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Philippine Megapode ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Philippine Megapode ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Philippine Megapode ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Philippine Megapode ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Philippine Megapode ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Philippine Megapode ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Philippine Megapode ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 4]
Oriental Bird Club:
Philippine Scrubfowl ( Megapodius cumingii)
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Tabon Scrubfowl ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Tabon Scrubfowl ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Tabon Scrubfowl ( Megapodius cumingii) [version 2]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Megapodius cumingii [version 2]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Megapodius cumingii [version 2]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Megapodius [nicobariensis, cumingii or bernsteinii] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Catalan: Megàpode de les Filipines
Cebuano: tabon
Czech: Tabon filipínský
Danish: Filippinsk Buskhøne
German: Philippinen-Großfußhuhn, Philippinenhuhn, Sulawesi Grossfusshuhn
English: Megapode, Philippine Megapode, Philippine Scrub Fowl, Philippine Scrub Hen, Philippine Scrubfowl, Philippine scrup hen, Sulawesi megapode, Tabon Megapode, Tabon Scrubfowl
English (IOC): Philippine Megapode
Spanish: Talégalo Filipino, Telégala Malaya
Spanish (Spain): Talégalo Filipino
Spanish (HBW): Tabon Scrubfowl
Estonian: filipiini rihukana
Finnish: Filippiinienisojalka
French: Mégapode de Tabon, Mégapode des Philippines
Hungarian: fülöp-szigeteki ásótyúk
Indonesian: Gosong Pilipina
Italian: Megapodio delle Filippine, Megapodio tabon
Japanese: parawantsukatsukuri
Japanese: パラワンツカツクリ
Scientific: Megapodius cumingii, Megapodius cumingii cumingii, Megapodius freycinet cumingii, Megapodus cumingii
Lithuanian: Filipininė didžiakojė višta
Malay: Tambun
Dutch: Filipijns Boshoen, Filippijns Boshoen
Norwegian Nynorsk: Mjaueomnhøne
Norwegian: Mjaueovnhøne
Polish: nogal rdzawolicy
Portuguese: Frango-do-mato-de-barriga-cinzenta
Russian: Филиппинская курица
Slovak: tabon cervenolíci, tabon červenolíci
Serbian: Filipinska megapoda
Swedish: filippinsk storfothöna, filippinsk storfotshöna, Tabonstorfothöna
Turkish: Filipin Adaları Megapodu
Ukrainian: Великоніг філіпінський
Chinese: 菲律宾塚雉
Chinese (Traditional): 菲律賓塚雉

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