Depuch Island, Western Australia.
Formerly awarded monospecific genus Orthorhamphus. Closely related to E. recurvirostris, with which in past occasionally considered conspecific. Considerable confusion concerning correct nomenclature resulted in proposals to adopt either giganteus or neglectus as valid species name, when taxon placed in Burhinus; when treated in Esacus, however, magnirostris is not preoccupied, and is the valid name#R. Monotypic.
Andaman Is and Malay Peninsula E through Philippines, Wallacea and New Guinea to Australia and SW Pacific islands (E to Vanuatu and New Caledonia).
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