Sri Lankans call it "Walikukula" which is known as Ceylon jungle fowl is a very colorful and elegant looking bird which has the distinction of being the National bird of Sri Lanka. This beautiful cock is native to Sri Lanka and as you might know Sri Lanka once had been named as Ceylon and that's how this creature has had its name. They eat seeds, grains and insects and it mostly lives on trees.
Because this bird is extremely shy, so it's almost never found as pets in households. Though Ceylon jungle fowl can be found at national parks and jungles all over the country, it's mostly seen at the dry Zone. Ceylon jungle fowl is closely related to the common red jungle fowl but you can identify it by reddish orange legs, head topped with a comb which is slightly jagged and the spot of bright yellow on its comb. And it is very capable for fly using its wings than other village or household fowl.
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