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Helmeted Guinea Fowl

Numida meleagris


Scrub pines and homes

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Helmeted Guinea Fowl
Numida meleagris Helmeted Guineafowl


keithp2012 6 years ago

My Family has a farm and have Guinea Hens with their chickens for that very reason, and plus they are more aggressive so raccoons think twice about going near the pen.

ScottForman 6 years ago

Correct, Guinea Hen. Certain residents with farms use them for lessening the tick population. Thwy love'em! Like chickens, not too smart either.

keithp2012 7 years ago

I think it's a Guinea Fowl, must be an escaped pet, surely is not native to New York! I've seen escaped Peacocks and Chickens once.

Remsenburg-Speonk, New York

Lat: 40.82, Long: -72.70

Spotted on May 31, 2010
Submitted on May 31, 2010

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