A bird native to Africa. These birds are often helpful for removing ticks/other insects. Please use this tag together with other tags relevant to the question being asked, such as [health], [behavior], etc.

Guinea fowl (sometimes referred to as "pet speckled hens" or "original fowl") are birds of the family Numididae in the order Galliformes.

These birds originate from Africa and are among the oldest of gallinaceous birds (an order of heavy-bodied ground-feeding birds).