Brush Turkey

Brush turkeys are the most ancient member of a family that dates back 30 million years and includes chickens, quails, peacocks, and pheasants. we saw them in Wendy’s Secret Garden in Sydney and at Ku Ring Gai Chase National Park.

The Australian brushturkey or Australian brush-turkey or gweela, also frequently called the scrub turkey or bush turkey it is a common, widespread species of mound-building bird.

 The male brush turkeys build a large distinctive incubation mound, which can be up to 4m wide and up to 2m high, you will often see them digging up the vegetation to make these mounds.

Brush Turkey having a sand bath.

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