Alectura lathami


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Noun1.Alectura lathami - black megapode of wooded regions of Australia and New GuineaAlectura lathami - black megapode of wooded regions of Australia and New Guinea
megapode, mound bird, mound-bird, scrub fowl, mound builder - large-footed short-winged birds of Australasia; build mounds of decaying vegetation to incubate eggs
Alectura, genus Alectura - brush turkeys
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Paternity in the Australian brush-turkey, Alectura lathami, a megapode bird with uniparental male care.
Gluing has been successfully used to attach transmitters to Australian brush-turkeys Alectura lathami chicks (Goth and Jones 2001) and wild turkey Meleagris gallopavo poults (Spears et al.
Goth A and Proctor H (2001) Pecking preferences in hatchlings of the Australian brush-turkey, Alectura lathami (Megapodiidae): the role of food type and colour.