Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Pheasants and Partridges :: Double-spurred Francolin

Double-spurred Francolin Francolinus bicalcaratus

Described by: Linnaeus (1766)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): Pternistis bicalcaratus, Chaetopus bicalcaratus


Bijilo Forest Park, The Gambia - Feb 7, 2004 © Ben van den Broek  Bijilo Forest Park, The Gambia - Feb 7, 2004 © Ben van den Broek 
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Nw. Africa; W. to c. Africa;
Two small isolated populations with the major population s. of the Sahara;
(1) W. Morocco (two small population between Rabat and Mogador).
(2) Sw. Mauritania, Senegambia, Guinea-Bissau and Guinea, s. Mali, Burkina Faso, s. Niger and n. Nigeria.
(3) Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo and Benin.
(4) N. Nigeria, s. Chad and the Cameroon.
(5) S. Cameroon.


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


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