Pheasants and Partridges (Phasianidae)

Mount Cameroon Francolin (Francolinus camerunensis) - HBW 2, p. 503

French: Francolin du Cameroun German: Kamerunfrankolin Spanish: Francolín del Camerún
Other common names: Cameroon Mountain/Cameroon Francolin

Taxonomy: Francolinus camerunensis Alexander, 1909, Mount Cameroon.
Forms superspecies with F. swierstrai. Has been separated in genus Oreocolinus. Recently proposed reorganization of Francolinus places present species in genus Pternistis with 23 other species. Monotypic.

Distribution: Slopes of Mt Cameroon (W Cameroon).

  • Endangered
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