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Forest Francolin Francolinus lathami

Described by: Hartlaub (1854)
Alternate common name(s): Latham's Francolin, Latham's Forest Francolin
Old scientific name(s): Peliperdix lathami


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W. to c. Africa;
(1) Guinea, Sierra Leone, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Nigeria, s. Cameroon to Gabon, Congo, Cabinda and nw. Zaire.
(2) S. Central African Republic, ne. Zaire, ex. sw. Sudan and w. Uganda with small isolated populations s. to sc. and ce. Zaire and ex. nw. Tanzania.


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


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