Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Megapodes :: Australian Brush-turkey
Australian Brush-turkey Alectura lathami
Described by: Gray, J. E. (1831)
Alternate common name(s): Australian Brushturkey, Brush Turkey, Scrub-turkey, Purple-pouched Brush-turkey, Yellow-pouched Brush-turkey
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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(1) N. Queensland, Cape York Peninsula (Iron Range National Park, Julatten) n. of Cooktown.
(2) C. and s. Queensland (Lamington National Park) inland to Charter Towers and Blackall, Mt. Amos s. of Cooktown to ne. New South Wales s. to ca. the Manning River, formerly to the Illawarra District. Introduced to Kangaroo Is.
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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