Erckel's francolin

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Erckel's francolin
Erckel's Francolin.PNG
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Galliformes
Family: Phasianidae
Subfamily: Perdicinae
Genus: Pternistis
Species: P. erckelii
Binomial name
Pternistis erckelii
(Rüppell, 1835)

Francolinus erckelii

The Erckel's francolin (Pternistis erckelii) is a species of bird in the Phasianidae family. It is native to Eritrea, Ethiopia, and Sudan. In 1957 the species was also introduced to the Hawaiian islands.