Scaly Spurfowl

Pternistis squamatus - Francolin écaillé

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Galliformes

  • Family
    :

    Phasianidés

  • Genus
    :

    Pternistis

  • Species
    :

    squamatus

Descriptor

Cassin, 1857

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 33 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 377 à 515 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Francolin écaillé
adult
Francolin écaillé
adult

Scaly Spurfowl (Pternistis squamatus) is a species of bird in the Phasianidae family.

Subspecific information 3 subspecies

  • Pternistis squamatus squamatus (se Nigeria to DRCongo)
  • Pternistis squamatus schuetti (e DRCongo to Uganda, c Kenya, and Ethiopia)
  • Pternistis squamatus maranensis (s Kenya, n Tanzania)

Foreign names

  • Francolin écaillé,
  • Francolín escamoso,
  • francolim-escamoso,
  • Schuppenfrankolin,
  • Geschubde Frankolijn,
  • Francolino squamato,
  • fjällig frankolin,
  • Skyggefrankolin,
  • frankolínec šupinatý,
  • frankolín šupinkatý,
  • Skælfrankolin,
  • suomufrankoliini,
  • francolí escatós,
  • szponiastonóg łuskowany,
  • Чешуйчатый турач,
  • ウロコシャコ,
  • 鳞斑鹧鸪,
  • 鱗斑鷓鴣,

Voice song and cries

Francolin écaillé
adult

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Plantations

Geographic range

Sources of information

Other sources of interest

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published: - Updated: 29-12-2010
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