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Helmeted guineafowl

Numida meleagris


Looks like a spotty turkey

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alicelongmartin 12 years ago

My daughter has Guineas on her farm in VA. The feather they shed are so pretty.

lmdang 12 years ago

Thanks, Gordon, I'll look into it

Gordon Dietzman
Gordon Dietzman 12 years ago

These are Guineafowl. There are several species of these birds and I don't know for sure which one this is. Since they are originally from Africa, these are likely domesticated Guineafowl. Many domestic varieties are descended from Helmeted Guineafowl. See

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3000, Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Jul 10, 2011
Submitted on Jul 17, 2011

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