Creasted Guineafowl

Guttera pucherani

The crested guineafowl is native to Africa where it lives in flocks of up to 20 birds in the forests of Tanzania and Kenya. Here they feed on insects, roots and grasses. They are easy to spot with their dark grey to black wings, white spots and red throats.

Fact File

lengthLength: 1.5 to 1.8 ft
weightWeight: 1.6 to 3.5 lbs
life expectancyLife Expectancy: 10 to 15 yrs
habitatHabitat: Forest and savannah
dietDiet: Seeds, fruit, leaves, roots and invertebrates