Scientific name: Numida meleagris
Distribution: It is originally from sub-saharan Africa but was later introduced to the West Indies, Brazil, Australia and Europe
Habitat: Helmeted Guineafowl lives in open, dry grasslands and savannah with sparse growth of trees and bushes. It is often also found on farmland.
Description: It is the most famous and widespread wild bird in South Africa. It is the size of a chicken, has black/grey plumage with white spots, a blueish hear and a colourful throat. It lives in flocks of up to 500 birds or more. Hunting for this bird commonly takes on farmland.
Hunting Method: Shotgun
Hunting available in: South Africa