Grey Junglefowl

The Grey Junglefowl (Gallus sonneratii), also known as Sonnerat's Junglefowl, is a wild relative of domestic fowl that is endemic to India. This species is found mainly in peninsular India and where it overlaps with the distribution of the Red Junglefowl, it is known to form hybrids. The calls are loud and distinctive and they are hunted for meat and the long neck hackle feathers that are sought after for making fishing lures.

Read more about Grey Junglefowl:  Description, Distribution, Evolution and Status

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Grey Junglefowl - Evolution and Status
... The Grey Junglefowl is found mostly in Peninsular India, while the Red Junglefowl is found more along the foothills of the Himalayas ... Some phylogenetic studies of Junglefowl show that this species is more closely related to the Ceylon Junglefowl Gallus lafayetii than to the Red Junglefowl, Gallus gallus but another study shows a more ...
Sri Lanka Junglefowl - Classification
... The other three members of the genus are Red Junglefowl (G ... gallus), Grey Junglefowl (G ... sonneratii), and Green Junglefowl (G ...

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