Tongan megapode

Tongan megapode

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Megapodius pritchardii

The Tongan megapode is a species of bird in the megapode family, Megapodiidae, currently endemic to Tonga. The species is also known as the Polynesian megapode, and as the Niuafo'ou megapode after the island of Niuafo'ou to which it was restricted for many years. The specific epithet honours British consul William Thomas Pritchard.

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References

1. Tongan megapode Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tongan_megapode
2. Tongan megapode on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/22678625/156113936
3. Xeno-canto bird call - https://xeno-canto.org/63055

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