Other Names: LaFayette's Junglefowl, Sri Lanka Junglefowl
Range: Endemic to Sri Lanka (Ceylon)
Habitat: Varied, from dry coastal scrub to montane rainforests; wary of man and stays away from villages, but will venture into cultivated areas and plantations in search of food.
Status in Wild: Locally common throughout the island.
Status in Aviculture: Uncommon
Breeding Season: Varies on climate, generally begins in April and lasts through June.
Clutch Size: 3 to 6
Incubation Period: 20-21 days
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