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Forsten's Megapode Megapodius forsteni  
Forsten's Megapode
Photographer : © Rob Hutchinson/Birdtour Asia
Location :Manusela NP, Seram, Indonesia
Date : 10 October 2014
English synonyms:Forsten's Scrubfowl, Dusky Megapode, Dusky Scrubfowl, Orange-footed Megapode, Reinwardt's Scrubfowl, Orange-footed Scrubfowl, Common Scrubfowl
Bird Family :Megapodiidae - Megapodes, Scrubfowl & Maleo
Red Data Status :Not Evaluated
Remarks :
Taxonomic Notes :Species endemic to Buru, Seram and its satellite islands in Indonesia.

Variously considered by different authorities as a subspecies of Dusky Megapode Megapodius freycinet or of Orange-footed Megapode Megapodius reinwardt.

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