Pheasants and Partridges (Phasianidae)

Grey-striped Francolin (Francolinus griseostriatus) - HBW 2, p. 495

French: Francolin à bandes grises German: Graustreifenfrankolin Spanish: Francolín Angoleño

Taxonomy: Francolinus griseo striatus Ogilvie Grant, 1890, Quanza River, northern Angola.
Forms superspecies with F. ahantensis and F. squamatus; these three have been separated in genus Squamatocolinus. Recently proposed reorganization of Francolinus places present species in genus Pternistis with 23 other species. Monotypic.

Distribution: Two disjunct populations in W Angola: S Cuanza and W Milanje; and S Benguela and extreme NE Huila.

  • Least Concern
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