Palau Megapode

Megapodius laperouse senex

Order

GALLIOFORMES

Family

Megapodes (Megapodiidae)

Code 4

Non-AOU

Code 6

MEGLAP

ITIS

HEAD

Palau Megapode Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: All-purpose
  • Eye Color: Gray
  • Head pattern: Unique pattern
  • Crown Color: Gray
  • Forehead Color: Gray
  • Nape Color: Gray with red skin visible.
  • Throat Color: Gray and black.
  • Cere color: No Data

SPONSORED ADVERTISEMENTS

BODY

Palau Megapode Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 28 cm (11 in)
  • Weight: 275-453 g (9.7-16 oz)
  • Size: Medium (9 - 16 in)
  • Color Primary: Brown, Black
  • Underparts: Black
  • Upperparts: Black
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

  • Flight Pattern: Strong rapid flight with several quick wing strokes.
  • Wingspan Range: 38-41 cm (15-16 in)
  • Wing Shape: Rounded-Wings
  • Tail shape: Squared Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid black.
  • Upper Tail: Black
  • Under Tail: Black
  • Leg Color: Orange-yellow legs with black.
.
Parts of a Standing bird X
Head Feathers and Markings X
Parts of a Flying bird X