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Alternative name: Red-necked Spurfowl
25â€“38cm (9Â¾-15 in)
Formerly placed in genus Francolinus.
There are 7 subspecies:
Wooded grassland, savanna, bush, open scrub and thickets.
The nest is a bare scrape. Their clutch contains 3-9 eggs.
Their diet consists of seeds, tubers, bulbs, roots, berries and grass stalks although it will also eat insects and their larvae.
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