Oriental Bird Images

Nicobar Megapode Megapodius nicobariensis abbotti   - Pair
Nicobar Megapode
Photographer : © K Sivakumar
Location :Southern tip of Great Nicobar Island, India
Date : February 1997
English synonyms:Nicobar Scrubfowl, Nicobar Scrubhen
Bird Family :Megapodiidae - Megapodes, Scrubfowl & Maleo
Red Data Status :Vulnerable
Remarks :A pair digging a pit to lay an egg in their mound nest.