Spur fowl

(Zool.) any one of several species of Asiatic gallinaceous birds of the genus Galloperdix, allied to the jungle fowl. The males have two or more spurs on each leg.

See also: Spur

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Almost 95 per cent of the country's endemic birds (about 19 species) are found here, including the rare red-faced malkoha, green-billed caucal, blue magpie and Sri Lankan spur fowl. Diversity among the reptiles and amphibians is remarkably high.
Two types of sand grouse, two varieties of doves, francolin, spur fowl and two types of guinea fowl: the common helmeted variety hunted over much of Africa and the very uncommon vulturine guinea fowl.
As we headed on the tracks through a moist forest patch, red jungle fowl scuttled across and a little further ahead we saw red spur fowl skulking in the undergrowth.