Erckel's Francolin

Pternistis erckelii - Francolin d'Erckel

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Galliformes

  • Family
    :

    Phasianidés

  • Genus
    :

    Pternistis

  • Species
    :

    erckelii

Descriptor

Rüppell, 1835

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 43 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 1050 à 1590 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Erckel's Francolin (Pternistis erckelii) is a species of bird in the Phasianidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Francolin d'Erckel,
  • Francolín de Erckel,
  • Francolim-de-sobrancelhas-pretas,
  • Erckelfrankolin,
  • koronás frankolin,
  • Erckels Frankolijn,
  • Francolino di Erckel,
  • Erckels frankolin,
  • Storfrankolin,
  • frankolínec čiapočkatý,
  • frankolín Erckelův,
  • Rødehavs-bjergfrankolin,
  • sudaninfrankoliini,
  • francolí d'Erckel,
  • Gaddhæna,
  • szponiastonóg brązowogłowy,
  • eritrejski frankolin,
  • Суданский турач,
  • クロガオシャコ,
  • 棕顶鹧鸪,
  • 棕頂鷓鴣,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical High Altitude ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls)

Geographic range

Illustration

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