Moorland Francolin

Scleroptila psilolaema - Francolin montagnard

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Galliformes

  • Family
    :

    Phasianidés

  • Genus
    :

    Scleroptila

  • Species
    :

    psilolaema

Descriptor

Gray, GR, 1867

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 32 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 370 à 530 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Francolin montagnard
adult
Francolin montagnard
adult

Moorland Francolin (Scleroptila psilolaema) is a species of bird in the Phasianidae family.

Subspecific information 2 subspecies

  • Scleroptila psilolaema psilolaema (c and s Ethiopia)
  • Scleroptila psilolaema elgonensis (e Uganda to c Kenya)

Foreign names

  • Francolin montagnard,
  • Francolín etíope,
  • francolim-das-charnecas,
  • Hochlandfrankolin,
  • Hooglandfrankolijn,
  • Francolino di brughiera,
  • höglandsfrankolin,
  • Lyngfrankolin,
  • frankolín slatinový,
  • frankolín vysokohorský,
  • Hedefrankolin,
  • vuorifrankoliini,
  • francolí de muntanya,
  • frankolin górski,
  • コウゲンシャコ,
  • 高地鹧鸪,
  • 山區荒地鷓鴣,

Voice song and cries

Francolin montagnard
adult

Habitat

Francolin montagnard
adult

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical High Altitude ; Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical High Altitude

Geographic range

Sources of information

Other sources of interest

QRcode Francolin montagnard
published: - Updated: 18-01-2010
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