Red Jungle Fowl (Gallus Gallus) Bird Flying Facts And Images 2017

 Red Jungle Fowl Bird (Gallus Gallus)

The Red Jungle Fowl is the member of the Phasianidae family. They are originally ancestor of the domestic chicken. Today here in this article you will see the Red Jungle Fowl Bird facts and images.

This bird was first domesticated at least five thousand years ago in only Asia but now it is domesticated around the world. They are used for the productive food source like both meat and eggs.

Red jungle fowl female and male picture

Red jungle fowl facts

Appearance

  • The male Red Jungle Fowl Bird has long golden-orange feathers on neck and dark metallic-green tail with a white cue at the base.
  • They also have a dense red crown on the head.
  • The underparts plumage are the combination of glossy blue-green, rich dark red, maroon-red, fiery orange, rufous and blackish brown.
  • They have a distinct scarlet-red facial skin, two lappets, and throat.
  • The male bird has an attractive red or white patches on the side of the head.
  • The female Red Jungle Fowl bird has a dull brown golden color feathers on the body with pale red color throat and face.
  • The both male and female bird has grayish feet and legs.

Red Jungle Fowl Bird facts

Red Jungle Fowl Bird Specification
Scientific name Gallus gallus
Length Male: 65 – 75 cm
Female:42 – 46 cm
Weight Male:672 – 1450 g
Female:485 – 1050 g
Lifespan 30 years
Egg Four to seven
Incubation period 18 to 20 days
Sexual Maturity 4-5 months age
Breeding Season Spring
Eggs description Small white
Distribution Tamil Nadu, India, Indochina, southern China, Malaysia, Singapore, Philippines, and Indonesia.
Habitat Tropical and subtropical, mangroves, scrubland,  plantations, gently sloping terrain, forest edges, secondary forest, and foothills of the Himalayas.
Food  Seeds, fruit, and insects
Sound Cock-a-doodle-doo call or crowing.

Red jungle fowl call

Red Jungle Fowl Bird Images 2017

Red jungle fowl chicks

Red jungle fowl flying

Red jungle fowl photos

 

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