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Mount Cameroon Francolin
Pternistis camerunensis
Handsome Francolin
Pternistis nobilis
  (Reichenow, 1908)
Jackson's Francolin
Pternistis jacksoni
IOC 9.2

Handsome Francolin
Pternistis nobilis
Bwindi Forest - Ruhija, Uganda - 2019-06-09
© Liz Hides

Field guides

Plate/page: 47

Stevenson, T. and Fanshawe, J.
The Birds of East Africa: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi

Plate/page: 130

Sinclair, I. and Ryan, P.
Birds of Africa south of the Sahara. First edition.


  • Pternistis nobilis: Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2019. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2019.
  • Pternistis nobilis: Gill, F and D Donsker (Eds). 2019. IOC World Bird List (v 9.2). http://www.worldbirdnames.org/
  • Stevenson, T. and Fanshawe, J.: The Birds of East Africa: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi; T. & A. D. Poyser, London, October 2001; ISBN:0-85661-079-8
  • Sinclair, I. and Ryan, P.: Birds of Africa south of the Sahara. First edition.; Struik, 2003; ISBN:1-868-72857-9
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    Scientific Classification
    Kingdom Animals
    Phylum Chordates
    Class Birds
    Order Pheasants, Guineafowl,Cracids
    Family Pheasants & Allies
    Genus Pternistis
    Species Handsome Francolin
    (Reichenow, 1908)
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    AF e DR Congo, Uganda and Rwanda
    Conservation Status
     LC  IUCN Red List 2015
    BirdLife Species Factsheet
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