A foursome of helmeted guineafowl was seen foraging for food along 19th Avenue Southwest in Willmar on Wednesday afternoon. It was not know if the birds were owned by someone nearby or if they were living on their own. According to Wikipedia.com, helmeted guineafowl is a gregarious species, forming flocks outside the breeding season typically of about 25 birds that also roost communally. Guineafowl are particularly well-suited to consuming massive quantities of ticks, which might otherwise spread lyme di...
Out for a mid-afternoon stroll
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