Forests and dry bush.
Insects, plant material, seeds, leaves and bulbs.
This bird is named for the bony protuberance on its crown. It has spotted plumage.
The female lays 10-20 eggs in a hollow scrape in the ground and incubates the eggs for 28 days with help from the male. He also helps to care for the young once hatched.
- Latin Name: Numida meleagris
- Class: Birds
- Order: Galliformes
- Family: Numididae
- Conservation status: Least Concern
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