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Australian brush turkey

Alectura lathami

Description:

This forest dweller with bright red neck and head fits among the flowering begonias. This large black bird is commonly found scratching around in the tropical rainforest. The male has a yellow wattle at the base of its neck.

Notes:

A male lyrebird was spotted nearby. It has the same habitat but my photo is hardly recognisable

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1 Comment

MartinL
MartinL 8 years ago

I've added a better feature photo of this handsome bird.

MartinL
Spotted by
MartinL

2775, New South Wales, Australia

Spotted on Apr 4, 2012
Submitted on Apr 8, 2012

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