Guineafowl (Numididae)

Plumed Guineafowl (Guttera plumifera) - HBW 2, p. 566

French: Pintade plumifère German: Schlichthauben Perlhuhn Spanish: Pintada Plumífera

Taxonomy: Numida plumifera Cassin, 1857, Cape Lopez, Gabon.
Forms superspecies with G. pucherani. Races intergrade in NE Congo. Two subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • plumifera (Cassin, 1857) - S Cameroon, N Congo and CN & S Central African Republic, S through N & W Gabon to N Angola (Cabinda).
  • schubotzi Reichenow, 1912 - N Zaire E to W Rift Valley, S into forests W of L Tanganyika.

  • Least Concern
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