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Dusky Scrubfowl

Megapodius freycinet Gaimard, 1823




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Order:
  Galliformes
Family:
  Megapodiidae
Genus:
  Megapodius

Scientific:
  Megapodius freycinet

Citation:
  Gaimard, 1823

Reference:
  Bull.Gen.Univ.Annon.Nouv.Sci. p.451

Protonym:
  Megapodius freycinet

Avibase ID:
  CFD73D94EAE85C49

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/CFD73D94

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 175697

Geographic range:

  • Megapodius freycinet freycinet: islands off of northwestern New Guinea: Waigeo and surrounding islets (Boni and Saonek), Kofiau, Kamuai, and Misool Island
  • Megapodius freycinet oustaleti: extreme northwestern New Guinea (western Vogelkop Peninsula) and adjacent islands, including Batanta, Salawati, and associated smaller islands
  • Megapodius freycinet quoyii: North Moluccas
  • Megapodius freycinet buruensis: Buru I. (s Moluccas)
English:
Dusky Scrubfowl
Catalan:
Megàpode de Freycinet
Czech:
tabon Freycinetův
Danish:
Mørk Buskhøne
German:
Molukken-Großfußhuhn
Spanish:
Talégalo de Freycinet
Finnish:
isojalka
French:
Mégapode de Freycinet
Hungarian:
szigeti ásótyúk
Italian:
Megapodio delle Nicobare
Japanese (romaji):
nikobarutsukatsukuri
Japanese:
ツカツクリ
Lithuanian:
Džiunglinė didžiakojė višta
Dutch:
Nicobarenboshoen
Norwegian:
Sotovnhøne
Polish:
nogal ciemny
Portuguese:
frango-do-mato-escuro
Russian:
Джунглевая курица
Slovak:
tabon tmavý
Swedish:
mörk storfotshöna
Ukrainian:
Великоніг джунглевий
Chinese:
暗色塚雉
Chinese (Traditional):
烏塚雉〔普通塜雉〕


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Dusky Scrubfowl ( Megapodius freycinet) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Dusky Scrubfowl ( Megapodius freycinet) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Dusky Scrubfowl ( Megapodius freycinet) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Dusky Scrubfowl ( Megapodius freycinet) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Dusky Scrubfowl ( Megapodius freycinet) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Dusky Scrubfowl ( Megapodius freycinet) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Dusky Scrubfowl ( Megapodius freycinet) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Dusky Megapode ( Megapodius freycinet) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Dusky Megapode ( Megapodius freycinet) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Dusky Megapode ( Megapodius freycinet) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Dusky Megapode ( Megapodius freycinet) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Dusky Megapode ( Megapodius freycinet) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Dusky Megapode ( Megapodius freycinet) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Dusky Megapode ( Megapodius freycinet) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Dusky Megapode ( Megapodius freycinet) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Dusky Megapode ( Megapodius freycinet) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Dusky Megapode ( Megapodius freycinet) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Megapodius [freycinet or geelvinkianus] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Catalan: Megàpode de Freycinet
Czech: tabon Freycinetův
Danish: Mørk Buskhøne
German: Molukken-Großfußhuhn
English: Dusky Megapode, Dusky Scrubfowl
Spanish: Talégalo de Freycinet
Estonian: biaki rihukana
Finnish: isojalka
French: Mégapode de Freycinet
Hungarian: szigeti ásótyúk
Indonesian: Gosong Kelam
Italian: Megapodio delle Nicobare
Japanese (romaji): nikobarutsukatsukuri
Japanese: ツカツクリ
Scientific: Alecthelia Urvilii, Megapodius freycinet, Megapodius freycinet freycinet
Lithuanian: Džiunglinė didžiakojė višta
Dutch: Nicobarenboshoen
Norwegian: Sotovnhøne
Polish: nogal ciemny
Portuguese: frango-do-mato-escuro
Russian: Джунглевая курица
Slovak: tabon tmavý
Swedish: mörk storfotshöna
Ukrainian: Великоніг джунглевий
Chinese: 暗色塚雉
Chinese (Traditional): 烏塚雉〔普通塜雉〕

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