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Species profile—Alectura lathami (Australian brush-turkey)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Aves (birds) → Megapodiidae (mound-builders) → Alectura lathami (Australian brush-turkey)

Photo of Alectura lathami (Australian brush-turkey) - McDougall, A.,QPWS,2009
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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Aves (birds)
Family
Megapodiidae (mound-builders)
Scientific name
Alectura lathami Gray, 1831
Common name
Australian brush-turkey
WildNet taxon ID
1694
Alternate name(s)
scrub turkey
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Least concern
Back on Track (BoT) status
Low
Conservation significant
No
Endemicity
Native
Pest status
Agricultural Pest
Species environment
Terrestrial

Other resources

Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums (OZCAM)
Atlas of Living Australia

Data source

This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0
https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/species/?op=getspeciesbyid&taxonid=1694

This information is sourced from the WildNet database managed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

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