Ahanta francolin

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Ahanta francolin
Francolinus ashantensis - 1848- - Print - Iconographia Zoologica - Special Collections University of Amsterdam - UBA01 IZ17100045.tif
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Galliformes
Family: Phasianidae
Genus: Pternistis
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 western Africa, where it occurs in Benin, Ivory Coast, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, and Togo.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2016). "Pternistis ahantensis". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2016: e.T22678835A92790866. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T22678835A92790866.en. Retrieved 13 January 2018.