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Sri Lanka Junglefowl

Gallus lafayetii

Habitat:

It is common in forest and scrub habitats, and is commonly spotted at sites such as Kitulgala, Yala and Sinharaja

Notes:

The Sri Lankan Junglefowl (Gallus lafayetii), also known during the colonial era as the Ceylon Junglefowl, is a member of the Galliformes bird order which is endemic to Sri Lanka, where it is the national bird.

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1 Comment

keithp2012
keithp2012 7 years ago

Handsome bird!

Nuwara Eliya, Central Province, Sri Lanka

Spotted on Mar 30, 2013
Submitted on Apr 9, 2013

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