Chestnut-naped francolin

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Chestnut-naped francolin
Chestnut-naped Francolin.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Galliformes
Family: Phasianidae
Subfamily: Perdicinae
Genus: Pternistis
Species: P. castaneicollis
Binomial name
Pternistis castaneicollis
Salvadori, 1888

Francolinus castaneicollis protonym

The chestnut-naped francolin (Pternistis castaneicollis) is a species of bird in the Phasianidae family. At 33–37 cm (13–15 in) and 550–1,200 g (1.21–2.65 lb), it is a large species of francolin.[1][2] It is found in Ethiopia, Somalia, and possibly Kenya.


  1. ^ CRC Handbook of Avian Body Masses by John B. Dunning Jr. (Editor). CRC Press (1992), ISBN 978-0-8493-4258-5.
  2. ^ [1] (2011).