Erckel's Francolin

Francolinus erckelii

Order

GALLIFORMES

Family

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

Code 4

ERFR

Code 6

FRAERC

ITIS

HEAD

Erckel's Francolin Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Curved (up or down)
  • Eye Color: Dark brown
  • Head pattern: Capped, Unique pattern
  • Crown Color: Chestnut
  • Forehead Color: Black
  • Nape Color: Red-brown
  • Throat Color: White to buff.
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Erckel's Francolin Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 38-43 cm (15-17 in)
  • Weight: 1587 g (56 oz)
  • Size: Medium (9 - 16 in)
  • Color Primary: Brown, Gray
  • Underparts: Gray, brown, and white streaked.
  • Upperparts: Gray and brown streaked.
  • Back Pattern: Striped or streaked
  • Belly Pattern: Striped or streaked
  • Breast Pattern: Striped or streaked

FLIGHT

  • Flight Pattern: Low and fast flight, alternates flapping and gliding.
  • Wingspan Range: 48-53 cm (19-21 in)
  • Wing Shape: Rounded-Wings
  • Tail shape: Rounded Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Barred
  • Upper Tail: Brown with dark bars.
  • Under Tail: Brown
  • Leg Color: Dull yellow.
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