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Alternative name: Sula Scrubfowl

Photo by James Eaton
Peleng, Banggai Archipelago, Indonesia, January 2010
Megapodius bernsteinii


  • Rufous plumage
  • Slight crest
  • Red or orange-red legs and feet


South-east Asia: found in the lowlands of Banggai and Sula islands (off Sulawesi), Indonesia.


This is a monotypic species[1].

Subspecies perrufus is generally considered invalid[1].


Dry and moist lowland forests, mangroves and moist shrubland.



  1. Clements, JF. 2009. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to December 2009. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019.
  2. Avibase
  3. Wikipedia

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