Helmeted Guineafowl

Helmeted Guineafowl (Numida meleagris) are large land birds with black-grey feathers with white spots, a blue neck, red beak, and helmet-type structure on its head.

Their wings are short and rounded, so they only fly for short distances, preferring to scratch the ground for their food with their strong claws. They feed on seeds, roots, grubs, grasshoppers, termites, small rodents, small reptiles, such as lizards.

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