Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.

Brush Turkey

Brush Turkey, any individual or species of Talegallus, a genus of Megapodes (q.v.), with one species from East Australia and another from New Guinea. The popular name was conferred by the settlers on the first species from the sombre plumage and the wattles on the head and neck. These birds maybe generally seen in the Zoological Gardens, Regent's Park.