Alternative name: Red-billed Spurfowl
- Pternistis adspersus
Male 38 cm (15 in); female 33 cm (13 in)
- Yellow eyering which is very noticeable
Similar to Natal Francolin.
An introduced population rarely observed on leeward Kilauea in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park seems to have died out in recent years.
They are usually found in arid savanna, floodplains and mixed woodland.
Their diet consists of green vegetation, berries, seeds and bulbs; also termites, beetles and grasshoppers etc.
- Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2017. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2017, with updates to August 2017. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
- Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved October 2015)
- BirdForum Opus contributors. (2021) Red-billed Francolin. In: BirdForum, the forum for wild birds and birding. Retrieved 25 September 2021 from https://www.birdforum.net/wiki/Red-billed_Francolin