Ahanta francolin

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Ahanta francolin
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Galliformes
Family: Phasianidae
Subfamily: Perdicinae
Genus: Pternistis
Species: P. ahantensis
Binomial name
Pternistis ahantensis
Temminck, 1851

Francolinus ahantensis

The Ahanta francolin (Pternistis ahantensis) is a species of bird in the pheasant family, Phasianidae. It is native to Africa, where it occurs in Benin, Ivory Coast, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, and Togo.[1]


  1. ^ BirdLife International 2012. Pternistis ahantensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. Downloaded on 12 April 2015.