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Brush turkey University of Queensland

Most people call'em "bush turkey", but technically correct is "brush turkey". Anyway, they build large nests on the ground made of leaves, other combustible material and earth, 1 to 1.5 metres high and up to 4 metres across. Therefore, they have to collect a lot of material. No problem in the rainforest, but in urban areas they need to transport leaves and wood chips over large distances and they need extra material to build a kind of ramp in order to overcome obstacles in their way. You can tell from a far distance if there is an individual of this species active, they do not clean up neatly on the pavement or on foot paths through parks.