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Helmeted guineafowl

Numida meleagris

Description:

The helmeted guineafowl is a large (53–58 cm) bird with a round body and small head. They weigh about 1.3 kg. The body plumage is gray-black spangled with white. Like other guineafowl, this species has an unfeathered head, in this case decorated with a dull yellow or reddish bony knob.

Habitat:

Savannah with trees and shrubs, Tsavo West NP


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Benno Ibold
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Benno Ibold

Taita Taveta, Kenya

Lat: -2.96, Long: 38.07

Spotted on Jul 27, 2017
Submitted on Sep 25, 2017

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