SX8765 : Guinea fowl, South Whilborough

taken 8 years ago, near to North Whilborough, Devon, Great Britain

Guinea fowl, South Whilborough
Guinea fowl, South Whilborough
Inane but appealing, and very noisy. Apparently, they "like to flock together and hang about in a group ... like to chase each other about - one will be the chaser and when the chased guinea fowl is caught, they then turn around and reverse their roles" LinkExternal link . "Guinea Fowl are voracious consumers of insects and have a particular fondness for ticks" LinkExternal link and they have therefore been used to control Lyme disease, so they are the rambler's friend. Also good roast.
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SX8765, 68 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 26 September, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 30 September, 2009
Category
Poultry   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 875 659 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:28.9250N 3:35.2212W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 8756 6595
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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