Hildebrandt's francolin

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Hildebrandt's francolin
Hildebrandt's francolin (Pternistis hildebrandti).jpg
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Galliformes
Family: Phasianidae
Genus: Pternistis
Species: P. hildebrandti
Binomial name
Pternistis hildebrandti
Cabanis, 1878

Francolinus hildebrandti

The Hildebrandt's francolin (Pternistis hildebrandti) is a species of bird in the family Phasianidae. It is found in Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Zambia. The species is named for Johann Maria Hildebrandt, who collected the first specimens in Kenya.

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  1. ^ BirdLife International (2016). "Pternistis hildebrandti". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2016: e.T22678827A92790427. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T22678827A92790427.en. Retrieved 14 January 2018.