Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Pheasants and Partridges :: Coqui Francolin

Coqui Francolin Francolinus coqui

Described by: Smith, A. (1836)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): Peliperdix coqui


Tanzania - Sep, 1999 © Jean-Philippe Paris  Kruger National Park, South Africa - Jul 11, 2008 © Jean-Philippe Paris  Kruger National Park, South Africa - Sep 29, 2005 © Alan Manson  Kenya - Sep, 2008 © Mike Bayman  Kenya - Sep, 2008 © Mike Bayman 
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Africa s. of the Sahara;
Highly fragmented distribution;
(1) Fragmented populations in s. Mauritania through s. Mali to Nigeria and Ghana to sw. Niger and n. Nigeria.
(2) Sw. Ethiopia and C. Kenya (e. of Rift Valley fromTarangire National Park).
(3) W. Kenya (c. Rift Valley to w. Kenyan highlands, Mara Game Reserve and Serengeti National Park).
(4) Gabon and s. Congo Republic to Angola and Zambia to c. Zaire. Rwanda, Burundi, s. Uganda, Kenya (coastal lowlands to Arabuko-Sokoke Forest, inland to near Mt. Kasigau) and Tanzania to Malawi, Zimbabwe, Botswana, n. Namibia, s. Mozambique and e. South Africa (Transvaal and Natal e. to ne. Cape Province) and n. and e. Orange Free State.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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