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sabato 19 dicembre 2009

Faraone - Helmeted Guineafowls

Numida meleagris

Spesso in grandi gruppi.
Uno dei cibi favoriti del Caracal
(e di molti altri...)
---Very common.
Often in large flocks.
Caracal favourite prey.
(but not only Caracal,many others like

6 commenti:

SAPhotographs (Joan) ha detto...

Fantastic pictures Andrea especially the second one. Have you ever eaten them?

Andrea ha detto...

Joan: Not in Africa.
But in Italy a bird very similar is very common for eating.
And it's really better than chicken.

MedaM ha detto...

What an interesting bird! I’ve never seen it before. What interesting head it has and also its body looks like a ball. I like its dark gray and white plumage.

Picture Imperfect ha detto...

Wow! Great captures! The level of detail you've got in the feathers is impressive. I always love seeing those textures.

Thank you for sharing!

Tony nile life ha detto...

Hi White man Andrea
lovely web site I have seen many of these animals while volunteering in Kenya, but then I was not a photo nut. my camera was a throw away. and so were its photos after a few years.
so its great looking through your site thanks for sharing.

Cairns Hotels ha detto...

Wow! your photos are awesome, I've just seen that bird in a magazine.