Red-necked Spurfowl

Pternistis afer - Francolin à gorge rouge

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Galliformes

  • Family
    :

    Phasianidés

  • Genus
    :

    Pternistis

  • Species
    :

    afer

Descriptor

Statius Müller, PL, 1776

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 38 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 370 à 765 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Red-necked Spurfowl (Pternistis afer) is a species of bird in the Phasianidae family.

Subspecific information 7 Subspecies

  • Pternistis afer harterti (e DRCongo, Rwanda, Burundi, nw Tanzania)
  • Pternistis afer cranchii (s DRCongo, c Angola and w Zambia to c Tanzania, w Kenya and Uganda)
  • Pternistis afer leucoparaeus (se Kenya, n Tanzania)
  • Pternistis afer melanogaster (e Tanzania to n Mozambique and ne Zambia)
  • Pternistis afer afer (w Angola, nw Namibia)
  • Pternistis afer swynnertoni (e Zimbabwe, s Mozambique)
  • Pternistis afer castaneiventer (s and e South Africa)

Foreign names

  • Francolin à gorge rouge,
  • Francolín Gorgirrojo,
  • Francolim-de-gola-vermelha,
  • Rotkehlfrankolin,
  • vörösnyakú frankolin,
  • Roodkeelfrankolijn,
  • Francolino collorosso,
  • Vitfläckig frankolin,
  • Rødstrupefrankolin,
  • frankolínec červenohrdlý,
  • frankolín rudohrdlý,
  • Rødhalset Sporehøne,
  • punakurkkufrankoliini,
  • Rooikeelfisant,
  • francolí gola-roig,
  • szponiastonóg czerwonogardły,
  • Красногорлый турач,
  • アカノドシャコ,
  • 裸喉鹧鸪,
  • 紅喉鷓鴣,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland ; Savanna : Dry ; Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry

Geographic range

Illustration

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