Sri Lankan junglefowl

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Sri Lankan junglefowl
Male in Sinharaja Forest Reserve, Sri Lanka
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Galliformes
Family: Phasianidae
Genus: Gallus
G. lafayettii
Binomial name
Gallus lafayettii
Lesson, 1831
Gallus lafayettii - MHNT

The Sri Lankan junglefowl (Gallus lafayettii), also known as the Ceylon junglefowl, is a member of the Galliformes bird order which is endemic to Sri Lanka, where it is the National bird.

References[change | change source]

  1. BirdLife International (2016). "Gallus lafayettii". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2016: e.T22679209A92807515. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T22679209A92807515.en.