Scaly francolin

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Scaly francolin
Scaly francolin (Pternistis squamatus).jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Galliformes
Family: Phasianidae
Genus: Pternistis
P. squamatus
Binomial name
Pternistis squamatus
Cassin, 1857

Francolinus squamatus

The scaly francolin (Pternistis squamatus) is a species of bird in the family Phasianidae. It is found in Angola, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Kenya, Malawi, Nigeria, Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe, Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2016). "Pternistis squamatus". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2016: e.T22678839A92791112. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T22678839A92791112.en. Retrieved 15 January 2018.