Red-winged francolin

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Red-winged francolin
Red-winged Francolin (Francolinus levaillantii) from side, b.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Galliformes
Family: Phasianidae
Genus: Scleroptila
Species:
S. levaillantii
Binomial name
Scleroptila levaillantii
(Valenciennes, 1825)
Synonyms

Francolinus levaillantii

The red-winged francolin (Scleroptila levaillantii) is a species of bird in the family Phasianidae. It is found in Angola, Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Rwanda, South Africa, Eswatini, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia.

Elgon francolin (Francolinus elgonensis) may be a hybrid between the red-winged francolin and the moorland francolin.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ BirdLife International (2016). "Scleroptila levaillantii". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2016: e.T22678769A92788045. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T22678769A92788045.en. Retrieved 11 November 2021.
  2. ^ McCarthy, Eugene M. (2006). Handbook of avian hybrids of the world. Oxford University Press US. p. 50. ISBN 978-0-19-518323-8.

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