The African helmeted guineafowl is undoubtedly an interesting looking bird. This mount is no exception. It has been placed on a natural base. The bird is posed with its head up and its expression alert. The red and blue helmeted head stands out in comparison to its more neutral-colored feathers. This taxidermy mount has been rated Excellent. It is a great addition to any collection - especially one of birds or African mounts.
About the Helmeted Guinea Fowl
Scientific Name: Numida meleagris
The helmeted guineafowl is the best known of the guineafowl bird family, Numididae, and the only member of the genus Numida. It is native to Africa, mainly south of the Sahara, and has been widely introduced into the West Indies, Brazil, Australia and Europe (e.g. southern France).