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Noun1.Megapodius - type genus of the MegapodiidaeMegapodius - type genus of the Megapodiidae  
bird genus - a genus of birds
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Of birds, two species of the genus Pteroptochos (megapodius and albicollis of Kittlitz) are perhaps the most conspicuous.
There are also some 15 endemic species of birds, such as the Palawan peacock pheasant (Polyplectron emphanum) and the Tabon scrub fowl (Megapodius freycinet cumingii).
The selection of incubation sites by the Philippine Megapode, Megapodius cumingii, in North Sulawesi, Indonesia.