Ring-necked francolin

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Ring-necked francolin
Illustration by Keulemans, 1893
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Galliformes
Family: Phasianidae
Genus: Scleroptila
S. streptophora
Binomial name
Scleroptila streptophora
  • Francolinus streptophorus
  • Scleroptila streptophorus

The ring-necked francolin (Scleroptila streptophora) is a bird species in the family Phasianidae. It is found in Burundi, Cameroon, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda. Rarer than previously believed, it is uplisted from a species of Least Concern to Near Threatened status in the 2007 IUCN Red List.[2]


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2016). "Scleroptila streptophora". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2016: e.T22678756A92787372. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T22678756A92787372.en. Retrieved 11 November 2021.
  2. ^ See BirdLife International (2007a. b).