French: Talégalle de Cuvier German: Rotschnabel-Buschhuhn Spanish: Talégalo de Cuvier
Other common names: Red-billed Talegalla
forests of New Guinea = Manokwari.
Two subspecies recognized.
45–57 cm; one female 1785 g. Sexes basically alike. Black all over, deepest and glossiest on upperparts to tail, with orangish-red bill and pale orange legs and feet (... read more
Considered to be noisy, calling frequently both at night and by day, with the sound carrying well... read more
Forested areas in lowlands and hills, occurring up to 1600 m. In zones of overlap with T.... read more
Food and feeding
No information available, though species is presumed to be omnivorous.
Female in breeding condition collected in Nov on Misol I and a male in breeding condition in Jul in N Vogelkop Peninsula; egg and chick... read more
Presumably sedentary. Runs away when disturbed, unlike Aepypodius arfakianus, which flies... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Mace Lande: possibly Vulnerable. Total population was thought to number 1000–100,000 individuals; currently thought to be in... read more
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