Sri Lankan junglefowl

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Sri Lankan junglefowl
Flickr - Rainbirder - Ceylon Junglefowl (Gallus lafayetii) Male.jpg
Male in Sinharaja Forest Reserve, Sri Lanka
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Galliformes
Family: Phasianidae
Genus: Gallus
Species:
G. lafayettii
Binomial name
Gallus lafayettii
Lesson, 1831
Gallus lfeyetii map.jpg
Range
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.

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