Habitat: Jungle fowl live in a wide variety of habitats such as dry scrubs, small
woods and low altitude forests.
Reproduction: The breeding season of red jungle fowl begins mainly from March to May. The nest which is a scrape on the ground lined with dry grasses and bamboo leaves, is found amongst thick undergrowth in the forest. She lays five or six pale buff to pale reddish brown eggs. The incubation period is 20-21 days.
Behaviour: Jungle fowl may be seen singly or in pairs or small parties of 5-6 birds. During breeding season, they are found in parties comprising of one adult male and several females. In winter months jungle fowl are also found in congregate. The Indian red jungle fowl are very shy birds and they come out in the open for food in the early morning and in the late afternoon.
Life span: The life span has been recorded 2-5 years.