LC
Dusky Scrubfowl Megapodius freycinet



References

Bird, J.P., Martin, R., Akçakaya, H.R., Gilroy, J., Burfield, I.J., Garnett, S.G., Symes, A., Taylor, J., ?ekercio?lu, Ç.H. and Butchart, S.H.M. 2020. Generation lengths of the world’s birds and their implications for extinction risk. Conservation Biology 34(5): 1252-1261. DOI: 10.1111/cobi.13486.

Bowler, J. and Taylor, J. 1989. An annotated checklist of the birds of Manusela National Park, Seram (birds recorded on the Operation Raleigh Expedition). Kukila: 3-29.

Dekker, R. W. R. J. & McGowan, P. J. K. 1995. Megapodes: an action plan for their conservation 1995-1999. International Union for Nature Conservation and Natural Resources, Gland, Switzerland.

del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A. and Sargatal, J. (eds). 1994. Handbook of the Birds of the World, vol. 2: New World Vultures to Guineafowl. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona, Spain.

Heij, C. J., Rompas, C. F. E. & Moeliker, C. W. 1997. The biology of the Moluccan megapode Eulipoa wallacei (Aves, Galliformes, Megapodiidae) on Haruku and other Moluccan islands; part 2: final report. DEINSEA: Jaarbericht van het Natuurmuseum Rotterdam: 1-124.

IUCN. 2021. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2021-3. Available at: www.iucnredlist.org. (Accessed: 09 December 2021).

Jones, D. N.; Dekker, R. W. R.; Roselaar, C. S. 1995. The Megapodes. Oxford University Press, Oxford, U.K.

Kirwan, G.M., Elliott, A. and Christie, D.A. 2020a. Dusky Scrubfowl (Megapodius freycinet), version 1.0. In Birds of the World (S.M. Billerman, B.K. Keeney, P.G. Rodewald, and T.S. Schulenberg, Editors). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. Available at: https://doi.org/10.2173/bow.dusscr2.01.

Kirwan, G.M., Elliott, A. and Christie, D.A. 2020b. Forsten's Scrubfowl (Megapodius forsteni), version 1.0. In Birds of the World (S.M. Billerman, B.K. Keeney, P.G. Rodewald, and T.S. Schulenberg, Editors). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. Available at: https://doi.org/10.2173/bow.forscr1.01.

Further resources

IUCN SSC Galliformes Specialist Group

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Media resources

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Megapodius freycinet. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 03/07/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 03/07/2022.