Gray Francolin

Francolinus pondicerianus

Order

GALLIFORMES

Family

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

Code 4

GRAF

Code 6

FRAPON

ITIS

HEAD

Gray Francolin Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Curved (up or down)
  • Eye Color: Dark brown
  • Head pattern: Capped, Streaked, Unique pattern
  • Crown Color: Brown
  • Forehead Color: Red-brown
  • Nape Color: Brown
  • Throat Color: Buff
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Gray Francolin Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 30-36 cm (12-14 in)
  • Weight: 425 g (15 oz)
  • Size: Medium (9 - 16 in)
  • Color Primary: Brown, Gray
  • Underparts: Buff, with fine brown and black barring.
  • Upperparts: Buff-brown overall with barring.
  • Back Pattern: Barred or banded
  • Belly Pattern: Barred or banded
  • Breast Pattern: Barred or banded

FLIGHT

  • Flight Pattern: Low and fast flight, alternates flapping and gliding.
  • Wingspan Range: 36-41 cm (14-16 in)
  • Wing Shape: Rounded-Wings
  • Tail shape: Rounded Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Barred
  • Upper Tail: Brown with dark bars.
  • Under Tail: Brown
  • Leg Color: Red-brown
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