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15 September 2009

Helmeted Guineafowl

Helmeted Guineafowl (頭盔珠雞)
Namibia (1997)

10th August, 2009. Windhoek Central
22nd August, 2009. Hongkong


Helmet Guineafowl is a most common guineafowl in Africa, it mainly breeds in the south of Sahara but except high mountain area. Helmeted Guineafowl looks funny while it has large body and small helmeted head, which coloured in red and blue with sharp yellowed bill. This Namibian stamp illustrates a guineafowl in Kalahari Desert where is one of the largest arid to semi-arid sandy area in this country, it also covered south-west of Botswana and north part of South Africa.
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