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Aepypodius bruijnii (Waigeo Brushturkey)

Wikipedia Abstract

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.
View Wikipedia Record: Aepypodius bruijnii

Endangered Species

Status: Endangered
View IUCN Record: Aepypodius bruijnii

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 13.6662
EDGE Score: 4.76499


Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Vogelkop-Aru lowland rain forests Indonesia Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Palau Waigeo Timur Nature Reserve 295291 Papua Barat, Indonesia    

Alliance for Zero Extinction (AZE) Sites

Name  Location   Map   Climate   Land Use 
Waigeo Utara/Timur Indonesia  




Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2007-01-23, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Endangered Status provided by IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2 <> Downloaded on 11 April 2013.
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06
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. Science, 342, 803–805
AZE sites provided by Alliance for Zero Extinction (2010). 2010 AZE Update.
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Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
EDGE analysis provided by EDGE of Existence programme, Zoological Society of London
Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access