Pheasants and Partridges (Phasianidae)

Nahan's Francolin (Francolinus nahani) - HBW 2, p. 497

French: Francolin de Nahan German: Nahanfrankolin Spanish: Francolín de Nahan
Other common names: Nahan's Forest Francolin

Taxonomy: Francolinus nahani Dubois, 1905, Popoie, Aruwimi River, Zaire.
Formerly placed in monotypic genus Acentrortyx. Recently proposed reorganization of Francolinus places present species in genus Pternistis with 23 other species. Monotypic.

Distribution: NE Zaire (area bordered by R Aruwimi, R Nepoko and R Semliki) and W & SC Uganda (forests of Budongo, Bugoma and Mabira).

  • Endangered
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