Helmeted Guineafowl Facts Images and Wallpaper 2017

Over View Of Helmeted Guineafowl

The scientific name of the helmeted guineafowl is Numida meleagris. This bird is mostly found in Africa, south of the Sahara Desert. Here In this article, I present the Helmeted Guineafowl Facts Images and wallpaper.

This bird has been also found in the West Indies, Brazil, Australia and Europe. The Helmeted Guineafowl bird belongs from the guineafowl. The guineafowl is birds of the family Numididae.

Helmeted guineafowl images

 

Helmeted Guineafowl Facts

  • This bird has a round body with small head.
  • They have a black-gray feather with the white drop.
  • Helmeted Guineafowl bird has a featherless head with a dull yellow casque or reddish bony knob.
  • The face skin of this bird is red and blue patches.
  • The tail of this bird is too short and it has rounded short wings.
  • They are looks like as a Southern Cassowary Bird (Casuarius Casuarius).
  • Helmeted guineafowl bird is eminent runners they can walk 10 km and more in a day.

 

Helmeted guineafowl facts images

Helmeted Guineafowl Information   Specification
Scientific name  Numida meleagris
Scientific Family  Numididae
Other Name Grey-Breasted Guineafowl, Tufted Guineafowl
Height  53 – 58 cm
Weight   1.3 kg
Clutch size  6 – 12 eggs
Breeds  Domesticated guineafowl
Lifespan  10 to 15 years
Color   Gray-Black

 

 Eggs

  • The female bird lays 6–12 eggs and Helmeted Guineafowl female bird incubates eggs for 26–28 days.
  • This bird eggs in oval-shaped eggs and it’s pointed at the end.
  • The white color eggs evenly speckled with brown flecks.

Habitat

  • These large birds prefer to living in warm, fairly dry, open, and dry grassland.
  • They also stay in scattered shrubs and trees such as savanna or farmland.

Helmeted guineafowl in forest pic

 Diet

  • They are like to eat animal and plant food.
  • Plant food: Seeds, fruits, and greens.
  • Animal: Snails, spiders, worms and insects, frogs, lizards, small snakes and other small mammals.

Helmeted guinea fowl photo

 Sound

  • They make loud harsh calls(dry tone) like cackle “Kek-Kek-Kek”.
  • The call of this bird is loud so it’s can be heard significant distances.

Here below I present the helmeted guineafowl bird sound video. In this video, you will see this bird calling some other bird.

 

Helmeted Guineafowl Facts Images and Wallpaper 2017

Above I give some basic information about this bird. Now I will present this helmeted guineafowl bird image gallery. Let us we will see this bird wallpaper. You can free download this helmeted guineafowl images to decorate your mobile, desktop and tablet screen.

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