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Chinese francolin

Thai: นกกระทาทุ่ง, nok kra-ta thung

Binomial name: Francolinus pintadeanus, Giovanni Antonio Scopoli, 1786

The Chinese Francolin (Francolinus pintadeanus) is a species of bird in the Phasianidae family.

It is found in Cambodia, China, India, Laos, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests and subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.

The females of the species seem to average slightly smaller than the males. On an average, the length of the bird is 12 - 13.4 cm and it weighs 10 - 14 g.

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Videos of Chinese francolin

  • Chinese francolin - Tuen Mun, Hong Kong

    Chinese francolin - Tuen Mun, Hong Kong

  • Chinese francolin - Tuen Mun, Hong Kong

    Chinese francolin - Tuen Mun, Hong Kong

  • Chinese francolin

    Chinese francolin

  • Chinese francolin

    Chinese francolin

  • Chinese Francolin / Partridge calling in Tuen Mun HONG KONG 17 May 2013.中華鷓鴣

    Chinese Francolin / Partridge calling in Tuen Mun HONG KONG 17 May 2013.中華鷓鴣

Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Aves
Order
Galliformes
Family
Phasianidae
Genus
Francolinus
Species
Francolinus pintadeanus

Common names

  • Thai: นกกระทาทุ่ง, nok kra-ta thung

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

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Distribution map of Chinese francolin, Francolinus pintadeanus in Thailand

Range map of Francolinus pintadeanus in Thailand

Important note; our range maps are based on limited data we have collected. The data is not necessarily accurate or complete.

Special thanks to Ton Smits, Parinya Pawangkhanant, Ian Dugdale and many others for their contribution for range data.

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