Double-spurred Francolin

(Francolinus bicalcaratus)

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Francolinus bicalcaratus
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Scientific Information

Other Names: Pternistis bicalcaratus

Subspecies: F. b. bicalcaratus, F. b. ayesha (Morocco, larger and darker than nominate)

Range: Western Africa.

Habitat: Forests.

Status in Wild: Considered the most common francolin in western Africa, but ayesha in Morocco is now endangered.



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(l to r): 1-2, Carl Garnham.



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