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Birdwatching in Africa - Crested Francolin, Dendroperdix sephaena


The Crested Francolin (Dendroperdix sephaena) is a species of bird in the Phasianidae family. It is found in Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. One of its subspecies, Dendroperdix sephaena rovuma, is sometimes considered a separate species, Kirk's francolin.

Range map from www.oiseaux.net

Range map
Range map from www.oiseaux.net - Ornithological Portal Oiseaux.net
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Subspecies
Subspecies include:

• D. s. grantii (Hartlaub, 1866)

• D. s. rovuma (Gray, GR, 1867) - Kirk's francolin

• D. s. spilogaster (Salvadori, 1888)

• D. s. zambesiae (Mackworth-Praed, 1920)

• D. s. sephaena (Smith, A, 1836)

Length: 35 cm
Wingspan:
Weight: 220 - 353 g
Longevity:
Distinctive Feature
Similar Species


From opus at www.birdforum.net the forum for wild birds and birding.


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Conservation status
Conservation status
Least Concern (IUCN 3.1)
IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2016: e.T22678752A92787092.
doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T22678752A92787092.en.



From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Sighted: 4 November 2019 (Date of first photo that I could use)
Location: Dust road between Negela and Balé Mountain NP-Genale River Area, Ethiopia


Crested Francolin, Dendroperdix sephaena
Crested Francolin
4 November 2019 - Dust road between Negela and Balé Mountain NP-Genale River Area, Ethiopia

Crested Francolin, Dendroperdix sephaena
Crested Francolin
4 November 2019 - Dust road between Negela and Balé Mountain NP-Genale River Area, Ethiopia



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