Green Junglefowl (Gallus Varius)

ITS–The Green Junglefowl, Gallus varius also known as the Javan Junglefowl, Forktail or Green Javanese Junglefowl is a medium-sized (up to 75 cm long) bird in the pheasant family Phasianidae. The coloration of the Green Jungle fowl is sexually dichromatic. The male’s plumage is dark and black at a distance. A closer view will reveal an […]

Red Jungle Fowl (Gallus Gallus)

ITS–The Red Jungle fowl (Gallus gallus) is a tropical member of the Pheasant family. It is thought to be an ancestor to the domestic chicken, with some hybridization with the Grey Jungle fowl. The Red Jungle fowl was first domesticated at least a several thousand years ago in Asia, and the domestic form is kept […]

White Goose (Cygnus)

ITS–This Goose is included in the bird group, and lives close to water. Having a long neck, this kind of fowl can easily take its food from the bottom of a pool or river. While for swimming, it uses two short feet with membranes between its toes. Geese are categorized into such several types, as […]

Alis Duck (Anas Superciliosa)

ITS–This Duck is a kind of swimming bird which is raised by many people.  Its body is covered with gray and chocolate feathers, which is very thick and oily to make it resistant to water. It has a flat beak covered with a smooth membrane and short neck. There is an oily coat (layer) under […]

Australian Pockard (Aythya Australis)

ITS–The length of this duck is about 50 cm, and is a  red-brown  colour. The male is an oak red colour with white eyes. The mal’s voice is quite weak, while the females voice is characterised by a smooth “kwak” sound. The Australian Pockard can be found in mountainous areas throughout Australia, East Java, Sulawesi, […]

White Winged Wood Duck (Cairina Scutulata)

ITS–Measuring roughly 75 centimeters in length, the White Winged Wood Duck  is black and white in colour. The female sounds like a goose. It lays 6-9 creamy eggs in a hole of a tree. It feeds of plants and insects. It inhabits the swampy forests and at night it looks for food in rice fields. […]

Cotton Pygmy Goose (Nettapus Coromandelianus)

ITS–The Cotton Pygmy Goose measures 30 cm in length and is white and black in colour. The male has a polishing black crown and its neck stripe is black.  Its rear, wing and tail feathers are black with metallic green while the rest of the goose is white. Making a “kar-kar-kar” sound whilst flying, it […]

Australian Grey Duck (Anas Superciliosa)

ITS–Measuring roughly 55 centimetres in length, the Australian Grey Duck has a stripy black head and metallic violet speculum whilst the sides of its wings are white in colour.  Sounding like a tame duck, the males voice is characterised by its “rap-rap” sound whilst the females voice is characterised by its “kwak-kwak” sound. This duck […]