Chestnut-naped francolin

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Chestnut-naped francolin
Chestnut-naped Francolin.jpg
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Galliformes
Family: Phasianidae
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.[2] It is found in Ethiopia and northern Somalia.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2015). "Pternistis castaneicollis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 22 November 2016. 
  2. ^ Dunning Jr., John B. (1992). CRC Handbook of Avian Body Masses. Boca Raton, FL, USA: CRC Press. ISBN 978-0-8493-4258-5.