- Pternistis clappertoni
 Similar Species
Yellow-necked Francolin and Heuglin's Francolin
Western Africa: Mali, Nigeria, Niger, Chad, Cameroon, Central African Republic and Equatorial Guinea
Eastern Africa: Sudan, Eritrea, Ethiopia and Uganda.
Formerly placed in genus Francolinus.
This is a monotypic species. A number of subspecies are not recognised by most authorities.
Grassland, rocky hillsides and dry, lightly wooded and bushed habitats
Can be seen in groups of up to 20 birds.
Their diet consist of berries and seeds; also insects and molluscs.
- Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2015. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2015, with updates to August 2015. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
- Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved September 2014)
- Collins Van Perlo
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