Tuesday, January 24, 2006

Guinea fowl at Kirstenbosch BG

I shot these helmeted guinea fowl at Kirstenbosch Botanic Garden. Guineas are native to South Africa but they have been taken around the world as a popular table bird and there seems to be a little family of them in every botanic garden I visit. They seem to develop quite outgoing little personalities (perhaps because visitors feed them bits of picnics) and try to take over the place, like these hoodlums:

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