> Aepypodius bruijnii
Aepypodius bruijnii (Waigeo Brushturkey)
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. An Indonesian endemic, Waigeo Brushturkey occurs in mountain forests on Waigeo Island of West Papua.
Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0)
Unique & Vulnerable (100)
Vogelkop-Aru lowland rain forests
Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Alliance for Zero Extinction (AZE) Sites
Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2007-01-23, in
Endangered Status provided by IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2 <www.iucnredlist.org
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Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 gis.wwfus.org/wildfinder
Protected Areas provided by Le Saout, S., Hoffmann, M., Shi, Y., Hughes, A., Bernard, C., Brooks, T.M., Bertzky, B., Butchart, S.H.M., Stuart, S.N., Badman, T. & Rodrigues, A.S.L. (2013) Protected areas and effective biodiversity conservation
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