Natal spurfowl

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Natal spurfowl
Pternistis natalensis -Hluhluwe-Umfolozi Game Reserve, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa -male-8.jpg
Adult male in Hluhluwe-Umfolozi Game Reserve, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Galliformes
Family: Phasianidae
Subfamily: Perdicinae
Genus: Pternistis
Species: P. natalensis
Binomial name
Pternistis natalensis
Smith, 1834
Synonyms
  • Francolinus natalensis

The Natal spurfowl or Natal francolin (Pternistis natalensis) is a species of bird in the Phasianidae family. It is found in Botswana, Mozambique, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.

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