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Guttera pucherani verreauxi 

Actual scientific name :   Guttera pucherani verreauxi 
Old scientific name :   Guttera edouardi (schoutedeni & kathleenae) 
French name :   Pintade huppée bleue
English name :   Crested Guineafowl
Vernacular name :  
Ihololu (Lunda)

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Description :   Distinguished from its cousin, the Helmeted Guineafowl, by the absence of the casque that is replaced by a tuft of curly black feathers.  
Habitat :   In Katanga, this bird can be seen in the Lunda land (Sandoa, Kapanga, Dilolo) 
Behaviour :   Also gregarious, they live in family groups or in small groups at the edge of large forests, in gallery forests and in other afforestation. Its call differs from its cousin's.  
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