Cape Spurfowl

Pternistis capensis - Francolin criard

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Galliformes

  • Family
    :

    Phasianidés

  • Genus
    :

    Pternistis

  • Species
    :

    capensis

Descriptor

Gmelin, JF, 1789

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 43 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 435 à 915 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Cape Spurfowl (Pternistis capensis) is a species of bird in the Phasianidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Francolin criard,
  • Francolín de El Cabo,
  • Francolim do Cabo,
  • Kapfrankolin,
  • fokföldi frankolin,
  • Kaapse Frankolijn,
  • Francolino del Capo,
  • Kapfrankolin,
  • Kappfrankolin,
  • frankolínec pobrežný,
  • frankolín kapský,
  • Kapfrankolin,
  • kapinfrankoliini,
  • Kaapse Fisant,
  • francolí del Cap,
  • szponiastonóg przylądkowy,
  • Капский турач,
  • ケイプキジシャコ,
  • 南非鹧鸪,
  • 南非鷓鴣,

Habitat

Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Moist, Mediterranean-type Shrubby Vegetation ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Plantations, Rural Gardens

Geographic range

Illustration

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