The helmeted guineafowl (Numida meleagris) - Anna Dantser
The helmeted guineafowl (Numida meleagris)
Guinea fowl are distant relatives of turkeys and chickens. They have beautiful plumage. Guinea fowl have an oval and a long torso with short, somewhat exposed in the upper part of the neck. On the almost bare head are horn-shaped red earrings and a knot, is painted in a bluish – white color. Rounded and strong wings fit snugly to the body. The tail – hanging and short.
Birds preserved the ability to fly for short distances
Ordinary fowl is native to Africa where it in his time and domesticated, but this bird is also found in Madagascar. And already domesticated fowl along with people come all the way back to Ancient Greece and Rome. A little later, the bird came to Europe, where he remained, again, in the home. So today, the fowl can be found even in the poultry yards of Russia.
graphic art (Indian ink)
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