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Bird ID #24916
09/03/09 03:08 PM
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Can anyone tell me what kind of bird this is. Saw it alongside the road this morning with 3 others.


Last edited by Jerry E; 09/03/09 03:09 PM.

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Re: Bird ID [Re: Jerry E] #24917
09/03/09 04:22 PM
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It looks like a Guinea Hen

Re: Bird ID [Re: Jerry E] #24918
09/03/09 07:25 PM
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Yes it is defintely a Guinea Fowl (or Hen). They are native to Africa but there are alot of dometicated ones in the US. Look here for more info

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guineafowl

Geo

Re: Bird ID [Re: glamson] #24919
09/03/09 08:21 PM
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It looks to me like a great source of fly tying material.


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Re: Bird ID [Re: DavidRamey] #24920
09/04/09 06:47 PM
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Uh huh. Especially those tail feathers .

Jim


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Re: Bird ID [Re: Jim Garvie] #24921
09/05/09 11:48 AM
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Thank for the info

Jerry


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