Alectura lathami (Australian Brush-turkey)

Australian Brush-turkey

Dutch: Boskalkoen

Order: Galliformes
Family: Megapodiidae
Genus: Alectura
Species: Alectura lathami




Many thanks to The Senckenberg Museum, Frankfurt, for allowing us to photograph this specimen.

Side, top and bottom view of skull. (Click on image to enlarge)

Length: 87 mm
Length cranium: 46 mm
Width (cranium): 35 mm
Height (cranium): 27 mm
Alternative names: Buschhuhn (German), Tal├ęgalle de Latham (French), Tal├ęgalo Cabecirrojo (Spanish)


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