Hildebrandt's francolin

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Hildebrandt's francolin
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Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Galliformes
Family: Phasianidae
Subfamily: Perdicinae
Genus: Pternistis
Species: P. hildebrandti
Binomial name
Pternistis hildebrandti
Cabanis, 1878
Synonyms

Francolinus hildebrandti

The Hildebrandt's francolin (Pternistis hildebrandti) is a species of bird in the Phasianidae family. It is found in Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Zambia. The species is named for Johannes Hildebrandt, who collected the first specimens in Kenya.

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