Guineafowl (Numididae)

Black Guineafowl (Agelastes niger) - HBW 2, p. 565

French: Pintade noire German: Schwarzperlhuhn Spanish: Pintada Negra

Taxonomy: Phasidus niger Cassin, 1857, Cape Lopez, Gabon.
Sometimes retained in monotypic genus Phasidus. Forms superspecies with A. meleagrides. Monotypic.

Distribution: SE Nigeria to N Angola (Cabinda), and eastwards N of R Congo to extreme NE Zaire.

  • Least Concern
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