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Crested Guineafowl

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Crested Guineafowl
Conservation status Least concern

 
 
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
 
Phylum: Chordata
 
Class: Aves
 
Order: Galliformes
 
Family: Numididae
 
Genus: Guttera
 
Species: G. pucherani
 
Binomial name
Guttera pucherani
Hartlaub, 1860

The Crested Guineafowl (Guttera pucherani) is a member of the guineafowl bird family. It breeds in Southern Africa.

Crested guineafowls can be distinguished from other guinea fowls by their black headplumes. Adults measure up to 50 cm.

References

  • BirdLife International (2004). Guttera pucherani. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN 2006. Retrieved on 10 August 2006. Database entry includes justification for why this species is of least concern

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