Scaly francolin

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Scaly 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. squamatus
Binomial name
Pternistis squamatus
Cassin, 1857
Synonyms

Francolinus squamatus

The scaly francolin (Pternistis squamatus) is a species of bird in the Phasianidae family. It is found in Angola, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Kenya, Malawi, Nigeria, Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe, Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda.

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