Megapodiidae (Mound Builders)

Birds

Stocky, medium-large chicken-like birds with small heads and large feet. Chicks hatch fully feathered, active, and ready to lead an independent existence.

 

Alectura lathami (MEGAPODIIDAE) Roosting Brush-turkey

A large bird in rainforests and scrubland from Cape York to central coast of New South Wales. They feed on the ground and roost in trees. Wingspan up…