French: Talégalle de Jobi German: Halsband-Buschhuhn Spanish: Talégalo patirrojo
Other common names:
A. B. Meyer
Subspecies and Distribution
T. j. jobiensis#R
A. B. Meyer, 1874 – Yapen I; NC New Guinea.
T. j. longicaudus#R
A. B. Meyer, 1891 – E New Guinea (W to Sepik R and possibly Aroa R).
53–61 cm; male 1531–1705 g (longicauda), female 1360 g (jobiensis). Perhaps some overlap with T. fuscirostris, or they may replace each... read more
Vocal day and night; generally gives series of 2–4 very loud, ascending, braying notes... read more
Forested zones from sea level perhaps up to 1980 m though only certainly recorded to 1390 m; seems... read more
Food and feeding
No information available, though considered to be probably omnivorous.
Female in breeding condition collected in Sept in NC New Guinea, several week-old chick collected Jul (Tor R), and activity around mounds... read more
No information available. Presumably sedentary.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Mace Lande: Safe. Total population was thought to number 10,000–1,000,000 individuals, but declining and more recently... read more
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