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Micronesian megapode

(Megapodius laperouse)

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Description

The megapodio Micronesia (Megapodius Laperouse Gaimard,1823) is a bird galliforme the family Megapodiidae.This megapodio measures 28-30 cm,making it one of the smallest species in the family.The plumage is black.The head is lighter than the rest of the body,the beak is yellow.It has very strong legs,also yellow.

Taxonomic tree:

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