In Thai: นกกระทาทุ่ง, nok kra-ta thung
Binomial name: Francolinus pintadeanus, Giovanni Antonio Scopoli, 1786
The Chinese francolin (Francolinus pintadeanus) or Burmeese francolin is a species of game bird in the family Phasianidae.
On average, the length of the bird is 30 - 34 cm and it weighs 280 - 400 g. Females are slightly smaller than males.
Distribution and habitat
This species is found in Cambodia, China, India, Laos, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam. Introduced to Mauritius, the Philippines, Madagascar, United States, Chile and Argentina. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forest and subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest.
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Kingdom Animalia Phylum Chordata Class Aves Order Galliformes Family Phasianidae Genus Francolinus Species Francolinus pintadeanus
Thai: นกกระทาทุ่ง, nok kra-ta thung
Least Concern (IUCN3.1)
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Bang Phra Non-Hunting Area Chiang Dao Wildlife Sanctuary Chiang Khong District, Chiang Rai Chiang Saen District, Chiang Rai Doi Inthanon National Park Doi Lang Doi Lo District, Chiang Mai Doi Pha Hom Pok National Park Doi Tao District, Chiang Mai Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuary Kaeng Khoi District, Saraburi Kaeng Krachan National Park Khao Sam Roi Yot National Park Khao Soi Dao Wildlife Sanctuary Khao Yai National Park Khon San District, Chaiyaphum Kui Buri National Park Mae Fa Luang District, Chiang Rai Mae Mo District, Lampang Mae Ping National Park Mae Rim District, Chiang Mai Mueang Chiang Mai District, Chiang Mai Mueang Chiang Rai District, Chiang Rai Mueang Chonburi District, Chonburi Mueang Lampang District, Lampang Mueang Tak District, Tak Nam Nao National Park Nong Bong Khai Non-Hunting Area Nong Ya Plong District, Phetchaburi Omkoi Wildlife Sanctuary Pa Sang District, Lamphun Phu Khiao Wildlife Sanctuary Phu Kradueng National Park Pran Buri District, Prachuap Khiri Khan Sakaerat Environmental Research Station San Sai District, Chiang Mai Sri Nakarin Dam National Park Thap Lan National Park Wat Phai Lom & Wat Ampu Wararam Non-Hunting Area Range map of Francolinus pintadeanus in Thailand
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