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Children (3-15 Years) £10.95 £9.95
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Helmeted Guineafowl

Numida meleagris

Guineafowl are relatives of chickens, pheasants and grouse. There are 10 species. Domestic guineafowl are descended from this species.

measurements

Measurements

Size: 53 - 63cm
Weight: 1 - 1.5kg

habitat

Habitat

Helmeted guinea fowl are found in most habitats of Africa, excluding desert and heavily forested regions.

diet

Diet

These birds have a varied diet, including seeds, berries, insects and even spiders!

behaviour

Breeding

They nest in small cavities in the ground usually chosen next to bushes for protection. They can lay between 12 and 15 eggs, which are incubated for 27 days.

threat

Conservation

Guineafowl are not believed to be endangered and have been introduced to many places including Portugal, the USA and New Zealand.

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