Yellow-Necked Francolin

(F. leucoscepus)

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Scientific Information

Other Names: Pternistis leucoscepus, Yellow-necked Spurfowl, Yellow-throated Francolin

Subspecies: The races and geograpical variation of this species is debated. In the past, a number of races have been described, but recent data eliminates those and places this species into monotypic status.

Range: Eastern Africa.

Habitat: Arid Grasslands.

Status in Wild: Locally common and perhaps the most often seen francolin in east Africa.



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