Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Megapodes :: Tabon Scrubfowl

Tabon Scrubfowl Megapodius cumingii

Described by: Dillwyn (1853)
Alternate common name(s): Philippine Megapode, Philippine Scrubfowl, Tabon Megapode
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


St. Pauls Subterranean River National Park, Palawan, Philippines - Mar 14, 2001 © Peter R. Bono  St. Pauls Subterranean River National Park, Palawan, Philippines - Feb, 2007 © Leif Gabrielsen 
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Philippines; N. Borneo; N. Sulawesi;
Three populations;
(1) Islets of e. Borneo, Balabac, Palawan (St. Paul's Subterranean River National Park), the Calamianes, and Sulu Archipelago.
(2) N. and e. Philippines (Luzon, Mindoro, Marinduque).
(3) Sw. Philippines (w. and e. Visayas, w. Mindanao, and Basilan).
(4) S. Philippines (e. Mindanao).
(5) Sulawesi and Togian Is.
(6) Sangihe Is.
(7) Talaud Is.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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