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SPECIES INFO

The Nicobar Megapode or Nicobar Scrubfowl (Megapodius nicobariensis) is a megapode found in some of the Nicobar Islands.

They have been found to feed on the seeds of Macaranga peltata to a large extent followed by insects, snails, crustaceans and reptiles.

Notes
  1. ^ Sivakumar, K. & Sankaran R. (2005) The diet of the Nicobar Megapode (Megapodius nicobariensis) in Great Nicobar Island. J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 102(1):105-106





                                     



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