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Francolinus pictus hm.jpg
Painted francolin
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Galliformes
Family: Phasianidae
Subfamily: Perdicinae
Genus: Francolinus
Stephens, 1819

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Francolinus is a genus of birds in the francolin group of the partridge subfamily of the pheasant family. Its five species range from western Asia and central Asia through to southern Asia and south-eastern Asia. The species are:[1]


  1. ^ Gill, F & D Donsker (Eds). (2013). "IOC World Bird List (v 3.5)". International Ornithologists’ Union. doi:10.14344/IOC.ML.3.5. Retrieved 2013-12-29.CS1 maint: Uses authors parameter (link)