Shelley's Francolin

Scleroptila shelleyi - Francolin de Shelley

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Galliformes

  • Family
    :

    Phasianidés

  • Genus
    :

    Scleroptila

  • Species
    :

    shelleyi

Descriptor

Ogilvie-Grant, 1890

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 33 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 392 à 480 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Shelley's Francolin (Scleroptila shelleyi) is a species of bird in the Phasianidae family.

Subspecific information 4 Subspecies

  • Scleroptila shelleyi uluensis (c and s Kenya, n Tanzania)
  • Scleroptila shelleyi macarthuri (Chyulu Hills. se Kenya.)
  • Scleroptila shelleyi shelleyi (s Uganda and c Tanzania to n South Africa, w Mozambique)
  • Scleroptila shelleyi whytei (se DRCongo, Zambia, n Malawi)

Foreign names

  • Francolin de Shelley,
  • Francolín de Shelley,
  • Francolim de Shelley,
  • Shelleyfrankolin,
  • Shelley-frankolin,
  • Shelley's Frankolijn,
  • Francolino di Shelley,
  • Shelleys frankolin,
  • Miombofrankolin,
  • frankolín skalný,
  • frankolín Shelleyův,
  • Mopanefrankolin,
  • valkokurkkufrankoliini,
  • Laeveldpatrys,
  • francolí de Shelley,
  • frankolin rdzawoboczny,
  • Турач Шелли,
  • フタスジシャコ,
  • 谢氏鹧鸪,
  • 謝利氏鷓鴣,

Habitat

Francolin de Shelley
adult

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane ; Savanna : Dry ; Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) :

Geographic range

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