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Nicobar Scrubfowl
Megapodius nicobariensis Blyth, 1846
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Order:
  Galliformes
Family:
  Megapodiidae
Genus:
  Megapodius

Scientific:
  Megapodius nicobariensis

Citation:
  Blyth, 1846

Reference:
  J.Asiat.Soc.Bengal 15 p.52

Protonym:
  Megapodius nicobariensis

Avibase ID:
  F4042498AA086687

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/F4042498

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 553821


VULNERABLE

Geographic range:

  • Megapodius nicobariensis nicobariensis: Lowlands of central and n Nicobar Islands
  • Megapodius nicobariensis abbotti: Lowlands of Great Nicobar I. and Little Nicobar I.
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Nicobar Scrubfowl
Czech:
  tabon nikobarský
German:
  Nikobar-Großfußhuhn
Danish:
  Nicobarbuskhøne
Spanish:
  Talégalo de Nicobar
Finnish:
  nikobaarienisojalka
French:
  Mégapode des Nicobar
Italian:
  Megapodio delle Nicobare
Japanese:
  nikobarutsukatsukuri
Japanese:
  ニコバルツカツクリ
Dutch:
  Nicobarenboshoen
Norwegian:
  Nikobarovnhøne
Polish:
  nogal nikobarski
Portuguese:
  Frango-do-mato-das-nicobar
Russian:
  Никобарская курица
Slovak:
  tabon nikobarský
Swedish:
  nikobarstorfotshöna
Chinese:
  尼柯巴塚雉


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

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

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal 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 illes Nicobar
Czech: Tabon nikobarský
Danish: Nicobarbuskhøne
German: Nicobariensis, Nikobarengrossfusshuhn, Nikobarenhuhn, Nikobar-Großfußhuhn, Nikobarhuhn
English: Nicobar Megapode, Nicobar Scrub Fowl, Nicobar Scrub Hen, Nicobar Scrubfowl, Nicobar Scrubhen
English (India): Nicobar Scrubfowl (Nicobar Megapode)
English (IOC): Nicobar Megapode
Spanish: Talégalo de Nicobar, Telégala de Nicobar
Spanish (Spain): Talégalo de Nicobar
Spanish (HBW): Nicobar Scrubfowl
Estonian: nicobari rihukana
Finnish: Nikobaarienisojalka
French: Mégapode des Nicobar
Hungarian: nikobári ásótyúk
Italian: Megapodio delle Nicobare
Japanese: nikobarutsukatsukuri
Japanese: ニコバルツカツクリ
Latin: Megapodius freycinet abbotti, Megapodius freycinet nicobariensis, Megapodius nicobarensis, Megapodius nicobariensis, Megapodius nicobariensis nicobariensis
Lithuanian: Nikobarinė didžiakojė višta
Dutch: Nicobarenboshoen
Norwegian: Nikobarovnhøne
Polish: nogal nikobarski
Portuguese: Frango-do-mato-das-nicobar
Russian: Никобарская курица
Slovak: tabon nikobarský
Serbian: Nikobarska megapoda
Swedish: Nikobarstorfothöna, nikobarstorfotshöna
Turkish: Nikobar Adası Megapodu
Ukrainian: Великоніг нікобарський
Chinese: 尼柯巴塚雉
Chinese (Traditional): 尼科巴塚雉

 

         

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