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Helmeted Guineafowl

(Numida meleagris) - 'Papua'

 

'Papua' the Wonderfowl, probably the most famous of all our team which always makes us laugh. Hatched in '2015' the only one to make int in his clutch he was offered to us as hawk food, but who could feed a 5-day old keet to a hawk, not us! So 'Steven' gave him to 'Emily' as a present and they have been inseparable ever since. She trained him up like any of our other birds and walks to heel better than most dogs! He now joins us at our events and steals the limelight from the birds of prey and started to develop a worldwide following. But where it really took off was at 'Weald and Downlands Living History Museum' Working Animals show. They had a dog agility course set up an once we had finished our show 'Emily' entered 'Papua' and he came 3rd! The video, of course, went viral and he has appeared in several magazines articles since.

There are multiple subspecies of helmeted guineafowl and each one shows variations in size, as well as helmet and wattle differences. Domesticated birds have many other colour variations, including pied, white, or grey birds, but these patterns are not typically found in wild birds.

Their call can be harsh, a cackling “kek-kek-kek” call that has a dry tone. This call is repeated at a steady tempo, though the tempo can increase to indicate urgency or alarm. The call is loud and can carry significant distances.

Great birds to have if you lack neighbours & want a living warning system in your yard or farm!

What You Will Receive

 

Every bird adoption is greatly appreciated and we want you to get to know the bird. So you will receive a beautiful adoption pack

The adoption package
For 6 Months £45 
Package includes:

Adoptions Certificate & Fact sheet.

An A4 High-quality photo of your chosen bird.

To be able to handle your bird at events they are at the attendance of.

The adoption package
For 1 Year £90 
 
Package includes:

Adoptions Certificate & Fact sheet.

An A3 High-quality photo of your chosen bird.

To be able to handle your bird at events they are at the attendance of.