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Australian brush-turkey, Alectura lathami

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Photo: Cooktown, NQ [PH]

The Australian brush-turkey, Alectura lathami (family Megapodiidae), is a big-footed mound builder. It lays its eggs in layers in its large nest. It is an inhabitant of woodland, feeding on the ground and roosting in the trees.

e-mail: Philip Hamilton.
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