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Comparative study on population and habitat of the grey and black francolins; Francolinus pondicerianus and Francolinus francolinus in Lehri Nature Park, Punjab, Pakistan.
francolinus feeds normally on insects and is remembered as a farmer's friend".
francolinus three lines transects (each 2 km long) were used in each sub-habitat i.
Skewed in favour of males, as suggested for the populations of these francolin species, appears in many other phasianid populations (Islam and Crawford, 1993; Donald, 2007), especially in medium-sized phasianids (Djibouti Francolin, Francolinus ochropechus, 67 males : 6-10 females, Bealey et al.
A study of the seasonal food of the Black Francolin {Francolinus francolinus (Linnaeus)}, the Grey Francolin {Francolinus pondicerianus (Gmelin)}, and the Commomn Sandgrouse {Pterocles exustus (Temminck)} in India and Pakistan.
Habitat constraints limit thedistribution and population density of redwing francolin, Francolinus levaillantii, in the highland grassland of Mpumalanga province, South Africa.
Black francolin, Francolinus francolinus (Linnaeus 1766) known as black partridge in Pakistan and India, is a medium-sized resident game bird of the Indus Plains and associated hills up to 1,500 m above mean sea level (amsl) inhabiting thicker vegetation moving to cultivated crops and grassland to feed chiefly in the morning and the late afternoon.
This tendency is more pronounced in medium-sized phasianids (58-67 males: 6 - 10 females, Djibouti francolin, Francolinus ochropectus, Bealey et al.
francolinus henrici) francolins suggested similarity in types of food consumed with a group of 29 (22 plant, 7 animal) taxa consumed by both.
South Persian Black Francolin (Francolinus francolinus henrici: Order Galliformes, Family Phasianidae) is widely distributed on the Indus Plains and associated hills in Pakistan up to 1,550 m above sea level (asl) (Ali and Ripley, 1987; Roberts, 1991).
In this study random amplified polymorphic DNA (RAPD) markers were used to infer the genetic profile of the black francolin (Francolinus francolinus, Galliformes) (N = 23) collected in five Pakistani areas (Alipur, Bait Suvai, Chakwal, Haroonabad and Rakni).