Black Francolin

Francolinus francolinus

Order

GALLIFORMES

Family

Partridges, Grouse, Turkeys, Old World Quail (Phasianidae)

Code 4

BLFR

Code 6

FRAFRA

ITIS

HEAD

Black Francolin Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Curved (up or down)
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Head pattern: Capped, Unique pattern
  • Crown Color: Brown
  • Forehead Color: Black
  • Nape Color: Black, mottled with white or brown.
  • Throat Color: Black
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Black Francolin Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 33-36 cm (13-14 in)
  • Weight: 500 g (17.63 oz)
  • Size: Medium (9 - 16 in)
  • Color Primary: Black
  • Underparts: Black breast and rufous belly, white spots on flanks.
  • Upperparts: Black overall, brown scalloped and white barred.
  • Back Pattern: Scaled or scalloped
  • Belly Pattern: Spotted or speckled
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Black Francolin Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Short, direct flight punctuated by glides.
  • Wingspan Range: 50-55 cm (19.5-21.5 in)
  • Wing Shape: Rounded-Wings
  • Tail shape: Fan-shaped Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Narrow black-and-white bars.
  • Upper Tail: Black with narrow white bars.
  • Under Tail: Gray
  • Leg Color: Orange
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