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Etosha National Park


Make Canon EOS 7D
Lens Canon EF 100-400 mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM   at 640 mm
Exposure 1/800, f/10.0, ISO 800 
Image size 600 x 400 pixels

IOC Names

Order  Galliformes   Family  Numididae

Deutsch  Helmperlhuhn Dutch  Helmparelhoen
Italian  Faraona comune Spanish  Pintada Común


In winter and the dry season, large flocks of 20-25 Helmeted Guineafowls are common. They form now a single species instead of the four which were distinguished previouly. Helmeted guineafowls are easily domesticated and some may be farmed or feral birds.


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Helmeted Guineafowl
Numida meleagris
Pintade de Numidie

Jean-Michel PAULUS