Orange-footed Scrubfowl (Megapodius reinwardt)

The Orange-footed Scrubfowl (Megapodius reinwardt) is a small megapode of the family Megapodiidae.

They have quite a large range across Northern Australia and most of Indonesia and New Guinea.  We saw lots of them, mostly in Mary River, Howard Springs and Darwin.

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Active bird calling and foraging.

 

This one is building a nest.

 

  • John M. Uscian

    Think I saw these guys in the Iron Range in 2009.