The Guinea Hen, or Guineafowl is a medium sized bird that can be found in jungles, forests, grasslands, scrublands, savannas, and semi-deserts. They grow up to 28 inches in length and up to 3.5 pounds of weight. They are a ground-dwelling bird, spending much of their time scavenging for their food in the ground. Their diet generally consists of insects, reptiles, worms, spiders, berries, tubers, seeds, roots, and grains and are able to survive prolonged periods of time without water. They are a social bird and prefer to live and roost together in flocks, following and imitating the leader of the group.