Australian Brush Turkey

Roaming around rainforest and wet schlerophyll rainforest are the Australian Brushturkey. They are commonly seen at high altitudes.

They feed on insects, seeds, and fallen fruit. They use their feet to rake up the leaves and break down rotten logs to expose their food.

Brush turkeys incubate their eggs in large organic mounds, that a built by males. They are approximately 4 meters in diameter and 1 meter in height. Several females lay their eggs in a single mound.

They are also called brush turkey, Australian Bushturkey and Australian turkey bird

 

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