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

Scaly Francolin Francolinus squamatus

Described by: Cassin (1857)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): Pternistis squamatus, Squamatocolinus squamatus


Aberdares National Park, Kenya - Jun 11, 2009 © Glen Tepke  The Ark, Aberdares National Park, Kenya - Feb, 2001 © Jim Wilson 
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C. Africa;
Fragmented distribution;
S. Nigeria (e. of Niger River), is. in the Gulf of Guinea, s. Cameroon, Gabon, Congo, ex. nw. Angola, Zaire, s. Central African Republic to s. Sudan, w. Ethiopia, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Kenya (Mt. Elgon, Mt. Nyiru and Cheranganis s. to Mara Game Reserve, Nairobia suburbs, Chyulu Hills, Ngurumans and Arusha National Park), Tanzania (Usambara Mountains, Uzungwa Mountains), and n. Malawi (Vipya Plateau).


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


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