Jungle fowl is a group of four living pheasant species that occur in India, Sri Lanka a,nd, southeast Asia.
These large birds have a colorful male plumage, but they are usually well hidden in dense vegetation.
The female alone incubates the eggs and raises the young.
The jungle fowl are seed-eaters, but insects are also taken, particularly by the young birds.
The Red Junglefowl is believed to be a domesticated chicken.
- Red Junglefowl, Gallus gallus
- Sri Lanka Junglefowl, Gallus lafayetii
- Grey Junglefowl, Gallus sonneratii
- Green Junglefowl, Gallus varius
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