Red Jungle Fowl

Red Jungle Fowl (Gallus gallus) is the ancestor of the domestic chicken, commonly found in southern Asia, India, and some of the IndoMalayan islands. It has a purplish-red and orange back, while the under-surface, wings and tail are greenish-black tinged with yellow.

Red Jungle Fowl can be seen in the Surinsar Mansar Wildlife Sanctuary, Jammu and Kashmir.

Updated on 7th June, 2005


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