Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Pheasants and Partridges :: Orange River Francolin

Orange River Francolin Francolinus levaillantoides

Described by: Smith, A. (1836)
Alternate common name(s): Archer's Gray-winged Francolin, Archer's Grey-winged Francolin, Archer's Graywing Francolin, Archer's Greywing Francolin, Archer's Francolin, Acacia Francolin, Ethiopian Francolin, Northern Acacia Francolin
Old scientific name(s): Scleroptila levaillantoides, Francolinus gariepensis


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Nc. Africa; Sw. and s. Africa;
Two fragmented populations;
(1) N. Ethiopia.
(2) Sudan e. to s. Ethiopia, Somalia and s. to n. Kenya (Huri Hills adn Mt. Kulal) and Uganda.
(3) Sw. Angola and n. Namibia.
(4) E. Namibia (Etosha Pan), s. Botswana, Orange Free State, Losotho, n. and w. South Africa (cn. Cape Province and w. and c. Transvaal).


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


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