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Bruijn’s brush-turkey

(Aepypodius bruijnii)

Description

The Waigeo brushturkey or Bruijn's brushturkey (Aepypodius bruijnii) is a large (approximately 43 cm long) brownish-black megapode with a bare red facial skin,red comb,maroon rump and chestnut brown below.There are two elongated red wattles on the back of the head and a long wattle on the foreneck.Both sexes are similar.The female has a smaller comb and no wattles.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Aves
Order:Galliformes
Family:Megapodiidae
Genus:Aepypodius
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