Helmeted Guineafowl

Helmeted Guineafowl Scientific Name: Numida meleagris

While usually seen in large flocks, these birds will walk through the bush single file and imitate whatever the leader does.
  • Size: Weight: 2 to 3 pounds; Length: 15 to 20 inches; Wingspan: 10 to 12 inches
  • Diet: Seed, bulbs, berries, flowers, grasshoppers, termites and snails
  • Habitat: Open country; forest edges, savanna woodlands and scrublands
  • Range in the Wild: Sub-Saharan Africa

Conservation Status
Listed as Least Concern.

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