Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Pheasants and Partridges :: Red Junglefowl

Red Junglefowl Gallus gallus

Described by: Linnaeus (1758)
Alternate common name(s): Wild Junglefowl, Domestic Fowl
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Sungei Buloh Nature Park, Singapore - 2001 © Paul Huang  Sungei Buloh Nature Park, Singapore - 2001 © Paul Huang 
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E. Indian Subcontinent, se. Asia, Sumatra and Java;
(1) Ex. n. Pakistan, n. India (Kashmir to Arunachal Pradesh and Assam) s. to c. India (Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh to ne. Andhra Pradesh on both banks of the Godavari River and e. to Orissa, Bihar, W. Bengal), Bangladesh.
(2) S. China (sw. Yunnan), n. Indochina and Burma.
(3) N. Vietnam.
(4) S. Indochina, Thailand, Malaya and Sumatra.
(5) Java and Bali.
Possibly introduced Sulawesi and the Philippines.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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