Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Pheasants and Partridges :: Shelley's Francolin

Shelley's Francolin Francolinus shelleyi

Described by: Ogilvie-Grant (1890)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): Scleroptila shelleyi


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C. to s. e. Africa;
Fragmented distribution;
(1) S. Uganda, Rwanda, c. and sw. Kenya (Kenyan highlands from Laikipia and Mt. Kenya s. to Naivasha, Ngong, Nairobi, Athi Plains and Machakos, also from Bura and Taveta to Tsavo West National Park), Tanzania, s. Zambia, s. Malawi, se. Zimbabwe, w. Mozambique, ne. South Africa (n. Transvaal, Natal and ex. e. Cape Province) and Swaziland.
(2) Se. Zaire, n. Zambia and n. Malawi


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


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