Kurozhny detachment is one of the most ancient groups of birds. A detachment of representatives of the families of phasan and black grouse, turkey and Gokko, large chickens and guinea fowls consists. Basically, the mass of individuals is not great, but not too small, the limit of the mass is 6 kilograms. Due to the ground lifestyle, these birds have a thin and short neck, a small head and a strong beak, which helps to extract vegetable rough foods from shrubs or trees. As well as wings that quickly raise the bird in an upright position.
The jungle chicken
Kraksi (Gokko, woody chicken)
Get billed partridges
California crested quail
Virgin American partridge
Blackfounded American partridge
Bankevo jungle chicken
Kurotny are birds that make a quick takeoff that requires effort. They fly straight, waving their wings and planning in the air. As for plumage, it is dense it helps to avoid freezing in the cold and when flying. Sexual dimorphism is also expressed in plumage: males are always brighter and larger sizes. Representatives of this detachment are distributed almost everywhere, from Eurasia, ending with Arabia. They can live in the steppe and in the tundra and are not afraid to live next to a person. They can even live in the mountains, and not just on the flat terrain.