We have four birds at the Zoo. All males, they live on the east side of the Main Building. They were born in 2008 and came to the Zoo in the same year.
Status in the Wild
International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List status: Least concern. It is estimated that two million live in the wild.
This species inhabits western, northeastern and southern Africa. They prefer to live in woodlands, shrub-filled grasslands and open Savannah.
Guinea fowl are omnivores, eating seeds, fruits, greens, snails, spiders, insects, frogs and small lizards.