Harwood's Francolin (Francolinus harwoodi) - HBW 2, p. 498
French: Francolin de Harwood
Spanish: Francolín de Harwood
Taxonomy: Francolinus harwoodi Blundell and Lovat, 1899, Aheafeg, Shoa, Ethiopia.
Forms superspecies with F. icterorhynchus, F. bicalcaratus and F. clappertoni. Has been included in genus Chaetopus. Recently proposed reorganization of Francolinus places present species in genus Pternistis with 23 other species. Monotypic.
Distribution: Very small range in highlands of C Ethiopia around R Blue Nile and its tributaries, occurring locally at and around Aheafeg, Jemmu Valley, Kalo Ford, R Muger and a few other sites.
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one calling from rocky slope below the road, flies off Locality Jemmu Valley, Ethiopia (Monotypic species)
Martin Kennewell 24 October 2010 4 years ago 34 sec 3.7
one on rocky slope, preening and calls Locality Jemmu Valley, Ethiopia (Monotypic species)
Martin Kennewell 24 October 2010 4 years ago 1 min 1 sec 3.2