Megapodius sp. ‘Buka’

Buka Island Megapode (Megapodius sp.)

This undescribed form is known from subfossil remains, found on the island of Buka in the northernmost part of the Solomon Islands.

The form may also have occurred on others of the Solomon Islands. [1]



[1] David W. Steadman: Extinction and Biogeography of Tropical Pacific Birds. University of Chicago Press 2006


edited: 21.03.2018