leipoa

Definitions of leipoa
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n Australian mound bird; incubates eggs naturally in sandy mounds

Synonyms:
Leipoa ocellata, lowan, mallee fowl
Types:
mallee hen
adult female mallee fowl
Type of:
megapode, mound bird, mound builder, mound-bird, scrub fowl
large-footed short-winged birds of Australasia; build mounds of decaying vegetation to incubate eggs

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