A helmeted guinea fowl.
guinea fowl definition by Webster's New World
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any of a family (Numididae) of gallinaceous African birds with a featherless head, rounded body, and dark feathers spotted with white, esp. the widespread domesticated species (Numida meleagris)
Origin: origin, originally imported from Guinea
guinea fowl definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Any of several pheasantlike birds of the family Numididae native to Africa, especially a widely domesticated species (Numida meleagris) having blackish plumage marked with many small white spots. Also called guinea hen.
Origin: After the Guinea coast of Africa.