Scientific Name: Pternistis erckelii
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This medium sized game bird is well adapted to running and will usually run for cover rather than flying when startled.
Native to the northern parts of Eritrea as well as northeast Sudan living in mainly scrub and open bushland. They were introduced into Italy and Hawaii in 1957.
They feed on mainly grass, seeds, berries, plant shoots, and small insects.Book Tickets
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