Crested Guineafowl

Guttera pucherani - Pintade de Pucheran

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Galliformes

  • Family
    :

    Numididés

  • Genus
    :

    Guttera

  • Species
    :

    pucherani

Descriptor

Hartlaub, 1861

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 56 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 75 à 100 cm.
  • Weight
    : 721 à 1573 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Crested Guineafowl (Guttera pucherani) is a species of bird in the Numididae family.

Subspecific information 5 Subspecies

  • Guttera pucherani pucherani (sw Somalia to c Tanzania, Zanzibar, Tumbatu I.)
  • Guttera pucherani verreauxi (Guinea-Bissau to w Kenya, Zambia and Angola)
  • Guttera pucherani sclateri (nw Cameroon)
  • Guttera pucherani barbata (se Tanzania to n Mozambique and Malawi)
  • Guttera pucherani edouardi (e Zambia to s Mozambique and South Africa)

Foreign names

  • Pintade de Pucheran,
  • Pintada Moñuda,
  • Pintada-de-crista,
  • Kräuselhaubenperlhuhn,
  • bóbitás gyöngytyúk,
  • Kroonparelhoen,
  • Faraona crestata,
  • Tofspärlhöna,
  • Parykkperlehøne,
  • perlička kropenatá,
  • perlička chocholatá,
  • Krøltoppet Perlehøne,
  • töyhtöhelmikana,
  • Kuifkoptarentaal,
  • pintada crestada oriental,
  • perlica czubata,
  • Чубатая цесарка,
  • ケニアカンムリホロホロチョウ,
  • 冠珠鸡,
  • 肯亞冠珠雞,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland ; Savanna : Dry ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Subtropical/Tropical Heavily Degraded Former Forest

Geographic range

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