Guinea Fowl

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Guinea Fowl are native to Africa, but the helmeted Guinea fowl has been domesticated and introduced across the world. They like to eat insects and seeds and are ground nesting.

Most species of Guinea fowl have a dark grey or blackish plumage with dense white spots. Guinea fowl mate for life, all guinea fowl are social, and typically occur in small groups.

They are large birds which measure from 40-71cm in length, and weigh 700-1600g. In the wild they live in deserts or forests. They are seasonal layers.