Vanuatu Megapode or Vanuatu Scrubfowl

The Vanuatu Megapode or Vanuatu Scrubfowl (Megapodius layardi) is found only in Vanuatu; where it inhabits subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.

This species is threatened by habitat loss.

They are stocky, medium-large chicken-like birds with small heads and large feet.

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Vanuatu Megapode or Vanuatu Scrubfowl (Megapodius layardi)

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