La perouse's megapode

The Micronesian Megapode is a stocky medium-sized bird that is mostly dark brownish-black in appearance. Its head is paler than its body, and it has a pale grey crest, a yellow bill, and large dull-yellow legs and feet. Its habitat is thick forest and it is omnivorous, eating a large variety of foods from the forest floor.

The La perouse's megapode is classified as Endangered (EN), considered to be facing a very high risk of extinction in the wild.

Nothing known about the La perouse's megapode

Order : Galliformes
Family : Megapodiidae
Genus : Megapodius
Species : laperouse
Authority : Gaimard, 1823