Black francolin

It is one of the few francolins to have a range outside Africa. It is a resident breeder from Kashmir, Cyprus and south-eastern Turkey eastwards through Iran to southwest Turkmenistan and northeast India. Its range was formerly more extensive, but over-hunting has reduced its distribution and numbers. There have been a number of introductions, but most have failed to take root although some populations still persist in the USA and elsewhere.

The Black francolin is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

The Black Francolin, Francolinus francolinus, is a gamebird in the pheasant family Phasianidae of the order Galliformes, gallinaceous birds. It is one of the few francolins to have a range outside Africa. It is a resident breeder from Kashmir, Cyprus and south-eastern Turkey eastwards through Iran to southwest Turkmenistan and northeast India. Its range was formerly more extensive, but over-hunting has reduced its distribution and numbers. More

Status in Wild: As mentioned, the Black Francolin once had a broad range from Spain east to India, now has been eliminated from most of Europe and is threatened in Russia and in Cyprus. The status in Asia has not been well documented. Where it has been introduced on Hawaii, it is now thriving and is a game species; the status in Louisiana and Florida is not known at this time. Avicultural Data Status in Aviculture: Common. Breeding Season: April to June. More

The male Black Francolin is black with white patch on the cheek, a chestnut collar and white spots on the flanks. The back and wings are scalloped with shades of golden brown with sub-terminal tawny-buff bands and pale edges. Tail is black with narrow white bars. Legs are reddish-brown to red. The female Black Francolin similar to the male, but is paler, with wider brown bars on the lower back, the white cheek patch is missing and the chestnut collar replaced by a nuchal patch. More

Black Francolin: Plump gamebird, male is mainly black below and golden brown above. Head is black with rufous-brown or tan crown and nape, rufous collar and white cheek patches. Brown scalloped back and wings. Lower back, rump, and uppertail coverts are black with fine white bars. Breast and flanks black with white spots. Female is similar but dull with no cheekpatch, and collar is replaced with a nuchal patch. Head and underparts are buff where the male shows black. Rump and uppertail coverts light brown. More

The black francolin must have been a resident bird of Cyprus for a great many years for it has figured in the early literature of travellers to the island. One of the earliest was Dr. Pococke, F.R.S. who wrote in 1738: "and among their birds, the chief are a very beautiful partridge. which I believe is the same as the red partridge in France, and a beautiful bird called in Italian Francolino, and in Greek Aftokinara. More

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The Black Francolin (no Chamoru name) was introduced to Guam from India in 1961. Francolins are a type of game bird, which means they are hunted for sport and food. The Black Francolin has done well on Guam. They are found throughout the southern and central portions of the island and parts of the north. They live in fields with tall grass and are most common in savanna and agricultural areas of southern Guam. They eat seeds and insects, including those that damage crops. More

Black Francolin is the state bird of Haryana. Order: GALLIFORMES Family: Phasianidae Hindi Name: Kala Teetar Food: Grain, grass seeds, shoots, insects, ants Identification: Size 34 cm. The male is black with white patch on the cheek, a chestnut collar and white spots on the flanks. The back and wings are scalloped with shades of golden brown with sub-terminal tawny-buff bands and pale edges. Tail is black with narrow white bars. Legs are reddish-brown to red. More

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Black Francolin: Game bird introduced and established on Molokai, Hawaii, Maui, Oahu, Lanai and Kauai. Prefers areas of thick vegetation, usually near water. Breeding and Nesting Black Francolin: Three to eight white-spotted, olive-brown to brown eggs are laid in a shallow scrape on bare ground. Incubation is carried out by the female for 18 to 21 days. Both parents tend chicks after hatching. Young stay with parents through their first winter. More

Black Francolin takes a wide variety of plant and insect food. The Grey Partridge-sized male is mainly black, with white spotting on the back and flanks. It has a chestnut neck collar, white cheek patches and brown wings. The legs are red. The female is mainly brown, but has a chestnut hind neck. This is a very unobstrusive species, best seen in spring when the male sings a mechanical kik-kik-kik from a mound. More

The Black Francolin is found in wheat-fields, grassland, tall grasses near canals and rivers, hilly scrub upto 2500 meters. Hill birds winter down and summer up. Three races based on paler, darker and darkest colouration are found within our region. - Grey Francolin (Francolinus pondicerianus) 33 cms - The commonest francolin. Both sexes are similar looking, but the female is un-spurred. More

The Black Francolin, Francolinus francolinus, is a gamebird in the pheasant family Phasianidae of the order Galliformes, gallinaceous birds. More

Bangladesh, and the Black Francolin is naturally found from the eastern Mediterranean region through Myanmar (Burma) and from the former Soviet Union to the Caspian Sea. These species have been introduced to many regions of the world, including Italy, parts of the former Soviet Union, Guam, many islands in the Indian Ocean, and the United States. Under the direction of the Foreign Game Importation Program, a cooperative effort that included the U.S. More

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In: Black Francolin Ca: Francolí comú Da: Halsbåndsfrankolin De: Halsbandfrankolin Es: Francolín ventrinegro Fi: mustafrankoliini Fr: Francolin noir It: Francolino Nl: Zwarte Frankolijn No: Halsbåndfrankolin Pt: Francolino-escuro Sv: Svart frankolin US: Black Francolin Ru: Турач Bird News Extra subscribers should log in to view an enhanced species page. This page contains reader comments. Click here to view (latest Thu 02/04/09 17:13). More

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Order : Galliformes
Family : Phasianidae
Genus : Francolinus
Species : francolinus
Authority : (Linnaeus, 1766)
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