Forum > Identifying Birds > Identify Bird Approx 15 Inches High,with Stocky Body And Fairly Long Neck

Webmaster Posted 29-Jul-2017 20:58
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On behalf of Tony who sent in an email:-

Approx 15 inches high,with stocky body and fairly long neck. White frontage and dark grey / brown back, up to head, white face and red jowls. Beak is short and chunky and makes a squawking type noise... Orange duck-like feet,but not webbed. picture enclosed.

Bird has been seen around the Penymynydd roundabout area for last few weeks,(near Buckley in North Wales)...

Thanks

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Karmann65 Posted 31-Jul-2017 09:33
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What you have here is a Domestic Guinea Fowl. Red jowls, white face, yellow legs, large beak. Ususally they're associated with being all grey when actually it's a tight mix of blacks and whites. Sometimes though, they have a large area of white on their front.

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