Pheasants and Partridges (Phasianidae)

Swierstra's Francolin (Francolinus swierstrai) - HBW 2, p. 503

French: Francolin de Swierstra German: Swierstrafrankolin Spanish: Francolín de Swierstra

Taxonomy: Chaetopus swierstrai Roberts, 1929, Mombolo, south west Cuanza Sul, Angola.
Forms superspecies with F. camerunensis. Has been separated in genus Oreocolinus. Recently proposed reorganization of Francolinus places present species in genus Pternistis with 23 other species. F. cruzi is a synonym. Monotypic.

Distribution: W Angola, from Cuanza Sul District to Huila District.

  • Vulnerable
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