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  • Scientific Names
    • Francolinus erckelii
    • Pternistis erckelii
  • English
    • Erckel's Francolin
  • Aou 4 Letter Codes
    • ERFR
  • Portuguese
    • Francolim-de-erckel

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Erckel's Francolin Francolinus erckelii [inactive]




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Description from Wikipedia

The Erckel's Francolin (Pternistis erckelii) is a species of bird in the Phasianidae family. It is native to Eritrea, Ethiopia, and Sudan. In 1957 the species was also introduced to the Hawaiian islands.

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Conservation Summary

    Source: BirdLife International (2011) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/07/2011.
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