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francolin

large game birds resembling partridges: called also Francolinus.
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In CSWS, Grey francolin showed high preference for the habitat having Ivelve's value (IV) of 0.
Nests were located by following the individual francolins carrying nesting material or food to the nests, or based on behavior cues.
Studies carried out by the game and fauna service showed that some kinds of partridges and black francolin imported from abroad were different subspecies, which poses a serious risk of genetic contamination of local populations with incalculable consequences for native species," an official announcement said.
A survey of ixodid ticks undertaken on crested francolin Dendroperdix sephaena (Smith, 1836) on the farm Sandspruit in the Waterberg, showed evidence of this species being prevalent in this area (Uys & Horak 2005).
Perdix VI, First symposium on partridges, quails and francolins, Gibier Faune Sauvage 9: 367-370.
May the francolins of the mountains wear cornelian beards
Next to arrive were the helmeted guinea fowl and red-billed francolins, walking rather than flying to the waterhole in typical upland game bird fashion.
At these meals it is prohibited to serve partridge, pheasant, peacock, francolins, baby doves, and no more than three non-gilded dishes may be served.
Since the noise barriers were erected hundreds of birds including partridges, francolins, sparrows and others have been found dead next to the barriers because they would fly directly into them," the Game Fund said.
pondicerianus) francolins are popular medium- sized resident game birds of the Indus Plain (Roberts, 1991; Islam, 1999).