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Ceylon Spurfowl

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Sri Lanka Spurfowl Common name
Galloperdix bicalcarata Scientific name 
Galliformes Order
Phasianidae Family   
34cm               Length
Dense humid forest up to an altitude of 1,500 m Habitat
5 cream or warm buff in scrape on ground Clutch Eggs
Seeds, insects Food Diet
Shy and wary                             Habits
231 WORLD No
Least Concern Status

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Ceylon Spurfowl song
(Galloperdix bicalcarata)
Craig Robson XC19383 Sri Lanka (CC)

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