Pheasants and Partridges (Phasianidae)

Hartlaub's Francolin (Francolinus hartlaubi) - HBW 2, p. 497

French: Francolin de Hartlaub German: Hartlaubfrankolin Spanish: Francolín de Hartlaub

Taxonomy: Francolinus Hartlaubi Bocage, 1869, Huila, southern Angola.
Has been included in genus Chaetopus, or separated in monotypic genus Chapinortyx. Recently proposed reorganization of Francolinus places present species in genus Pternistis with 23 other species. Monotypic.

Distribution: SW Angola (from Benguela) S to C Namibia around Tropic of Capricorn.