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Sri Lankan junglefowl (Gallus lafayettii) latin dict size=26   common dict size=512
Image Info Original File Name: Flickr_-_Rainbirder_-_Ceylon_Junglefowl_(Gallus_lafayetii)_Male - Sri Lankan junglefowl (Gallus lafayettii).jpg Resolution: 1200x835 File Size: 381126 Bytes Date: 2009:07:27 07:22:47 Camera: Canon EOS-1D Mark II (Canon) F number: f/5.6 Exposure: 1/80 sec Focal Length: 7000/10 Upload Time: 2017:01:20 13:31:36
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Sri Lankan junglefowl (Gallus lafayettii)

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I wasn't prepared for just how attractive these forest gamebirds are. Image taken in Sinharaja Rain Forest in the south-west of Sri Lanka.
Date 27 July 2009, 07:22
Source Ceylon Junglefowl (Gallus lafayetii) Male http://www.flickr.com/photos/rainbirder/4710096970/
Author Steve Garvie from Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland http://www.flickr.com/photos/50079771@N08
Source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Flickr_-_Rainbirder_-_Ceylon_Junglefowl_(Gallus_lafayetii)_Male.jpg

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. It is closely related to the red junglefowl (Gallus gallus), the wild junglefowl from which the chicken was domesticated. The specific name of the Sri Lankan junglefowl commemorates the French aristocrat Gilbert du Motier, marquis de La Fayette. In Sinhala it is known as වළි කුකුළා (Wali Kukula) and in Tamil it is known as இலங்கைக் காட்டுக்கோழி (Ilaṅkaik kāṭṭukkōḻi). Order: Galliformes, Family: Phasianidae, Subfamily: Phasianinae.

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Scientific Name: Gallus lafayettii Lesson, 1831
Synonyms: Gallus lafayetii, Gallus lafayettei
Common Names: Sri Lanka Junglefowl, Sri Lankan Junglefowl, Ceylon Junglefowl
French: Coq de Lafayette German: Ceylonhuhn Spanish: Gallo de Ceilán
Taxonomy: Gallus Lafayetii Lesson, 1831, India; error = Sri Lanka.
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