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Crested Francolin
Dendroperdix [sephaena or rovuma] (= Dendroperdix sephaena) (Smith, A, 1836)
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Order:
  Galliformes
Family:
  Phasianidae
Genus:
  Dendroperdix

Scientific:
  Dendroperdix sephaena

Citation:
  (Smith, A, 1836)

Reference:
  Rep.Exped.Centr.Afr. p.55

Protonym:
  Perdix Sephaena

Avibase ID:
  8004C7E5858F416E

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 175996

Geographic range:

  • Dendroperdix sephaena sephaena: E Zimbabwe to se Botswana and ne South Africa
  • Dendroperdix sephaena grantii: South Sudan and western Ethiopia to north central Tanzania
  • Dendroperdix sephaena spilogaster: E Ethiopia to Somalia and ne Kenya
  • Dendroperdix sephaena zambesiae: W-central Mozambique to nw Namibia and s Angola
  • Dendroperdix rovuma: Coastal Kenya and Tanzania to n Mozambique
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Crested or Kirk's Francolin
Czech:
  frankolín chocholatý
German:
  Schopffrankolin
Danish:
  Topfrankolin
Spanish:
  Francolín Capirotado
Finnish:
  viirusiipifrankoliini
French:
  Francolin huppé
Icelandic:
  Crested Francolin
Italian:
  Francolino crestato
Japanese:
  kaminagashako
Japanese:
  カミナガシャコ
Dutch:
  Kuiffrankolijn
Norwegian:
  Krattfrankolin
Polish:
  frankolin czubaty
Portuguese:
  Francolim-de-poupa
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Crested Francolin
Russian:
  Хохлатый турач
Slovak:
  frankolín čepcový
Swedish:
  tofsfrankolin
Chinese:
  凤头鹧鸪


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   Crested Francolin ( Francolinus sephaena) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   Crested Francolin ( Francolinus sephaena) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   Crested Francolin ( Francolinus sephaena) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   Crested Francolin ( Francolinus sephaena) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   Crested Francolin ( Francolinus sephaena) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   Crested Francolin ( Francolinus sephaena) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Crested or Kirk's Francolin ( Dendroperdix [sephaena or rovuma])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Crested or Kirk's Francolin ( Francolinus [sephaena or rovuma])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Crested or Kirk's Francolin ( Francolinus [sephaena or rovuma])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Crested or Kirk's Francolin ( Dendroperdix [sephaena or rovuma])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Crested or Kirk's Francolin ( Dendroperdix [sephaena or rovuma])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Crested or Kirk's Francolin ( Dendroperdix [sephaena or rovuma])
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Crested Francolin ( Francolinus sephaena) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Crested Francolin ( Francolinus sephaena) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Crested Francolin ( Francolinus sephaena) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Crested Francolin ( Francolinus sephaena) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Crested Francolin ( Francolinus sephaena) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Crested Francolin ( Francolinus sephaena) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Crested Francolin ( Francolinus sephaena) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Crested Francolin ( Francolinus sephaena) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Crested Francolin ( Francolinus sephaena) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Crested Francolin ( Dendroperdix sephaena) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Crested Francolin ( Dendroperdix sephaena) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Crested Francolin ( Dendroperdix sephaena) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Crested Francolin ( Dendroperdix sephaena) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Francolin huppé ( Francolinus sephaena) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Francolin huppé ( Francolinus sephaena) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   Crested Francolin ( Francolinus sephaena) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Crested Francolin ( Francolinus sephaena) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Crested Francolin ( Francolinus sephaena) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Crested Francolin ( Francolinus sephaena) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Crested Francolin ( Francolinus sephaena) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Crested Francolin ( Francolinus sephaena) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Crested Francolin ( Francolinus sephaena) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Crested Francolin ( Francolinus sephaena) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Crested Francolin ( Francolinus sephaena) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   Crested Francolin ( Francolinus sephaena) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Crested Francolin ( Francolinus sephaena) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Crested Francolin ( Francolinus sephaena) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Crested Francolin ( Francolinus sephaena) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Crested Francolin ( Francolinus sephaena) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Crested Francolin ( Francolinus sephaena) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Crested Francolin ( Francolinus sephaena) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Crested Francolin ( Francolinus sephaena) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Crested Francolin ( Francolinus sephaena) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Crested Francolin ( Francolinus sephaena) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Crested Francolin ( Francolinus sephaena) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   Crested Francolin ( Dendroperdix sephaena) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Crested Francolin ( Francolinus sephaena) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Crested Francolin ( Francolinus sephaena) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Crested Francolin ( Francolinus sephaena) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Crested Francolin ( Francolinus sephaena) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Crested Francolin ( Francolinus sephaena) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Crested Francolin ( Francolinus sephaena) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Crested Francolin ( Francolinus sephaena) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   Crested Francolin ( Dendroperdix sephaena) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Crested Francolin ( Francolinus sephaena) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Crested Francolin ( Francolinus sephaena) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Crested Francolin ( Francolinus sephaena) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Crested Francolin ( Francolinus sephaena) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Crested Francolin ( Francolinus sephaena) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Crested Francolin ( Francolinus sephaena) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Crested Francolin ( Francolinus sephaena) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Crested Francolin ( Francolinus sephaena) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Crested Francolin ( Francolinus sephaena) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Crested Francolin ( Dendroperdix sephaena) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Crested Francolin ( Dendroperdix sephaena) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Crested Francolin ( Francolinus sephaena) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Crested Francolin ( Dendroperdix sephaena) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (3/07/2017):
   Crested Francolin ( Dendroperdix sephaena) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Crested Francolin ( Dendroperdix sephaena) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Crested Francolin ( Dendroperdix sephaena) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Crested Francolin ( Dendroperdix sephaena) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Crested Francolin ( Dendroperdix sephaena) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Crested Francolin ( Dendroperdix sephaena) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Crested Francolin ( Dendroperdix sephaena) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Crested Francolin ( Dendroperdix sephaena) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Crested Francolin ( Dendroperdix sephaena) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Crested Francolin ( Dendroperdix sephaena) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Crested Francolin ( Dendroperdix sephaena) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Crested Francolin ( Dendroperdix sephaena) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Crested Francolin ( Dendroperdix sephaena) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Crested Francolin ( Dendroperdix sephaena) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Crested Francolin ( Dendroperdix sephaena) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Crested Francolin ( Dendroperdix sephaena) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Crested Francolin ( Dendroperdix sephaena) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Crested Francolin ( Dendroperdix sephaena) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Crested Francolin ( Dendroperdix sephaena) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Crested Francolin ( Dendroperdix sephaena) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Crested Francolin ( Dendroperdix sephaena) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Crested Francolin ( Dendroperdix sephaena) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Crested Francolin ( Dendroperdix sephaena) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Crested Francolin ( Dendroperdix sephaena) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Crested Francolin ( Dendroperdix sephaena) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Crested Francolin ( Dendroperdix sephaena) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Crested Francolin ( Dendroperdix sephaena) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Crested Francolin ( Dendroperdix sephaena) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Crested Francolin ( Dendroperdix sephaena) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Crested Francolin ( Dendroperdix sephaena) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Crested Francolin ( Dendroperdix sephaena) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Crested Francolin ( Dendroperdix sephaena) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Crested Francolin ( Dendroperdix sephaena) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Crested Francolin ( Dendroperdix sephaena) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Crested Francolin ( Dendroperdix sephaena) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Crested Francolin ( Dendroperdix sephaena) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Crested Francolin ( Dendroperdix sephaena) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Crested Francolin ( Dendroperdix sephaena) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Crested Francolin ( Francolinus sephaena) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
    Francolinus sephaena [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Francolinus sephaena [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Francolinus sephaena [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Crested Francolin ( Francolinus sephaena) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Crested Francolin ( Francolinus sephaena) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Dendroperdix sephaena [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Dendroperdix sephaena [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

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Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Bospatrys
Catalan: Francolí de casquet
Czech: Frankolín chocholatý
Danish: Topfrankolin
German: Schopffrankolin
English: Crested Francolin, Crested or Kirk's Francolin, Dendroperdix sephaena
English (Kenya): Crested Francolin
Spanish: Francolín Capirotado
Spanish (Spain): Francolín Capirotado
Estonian: tanufrankoliin (tanu-frankoliinkana)
Finnish: Viirusiipifrankoliini
French: Francolin casqué, Francolin huppé, Francolin huppé ou F. de Kirk
Hungarian: bóbitás frankolin
Italian: Francolino crestato
Japanese: kaminagashako
Japanese: カミナガシャコ
Kwangali: Sitjindakarare
Latin: Dendroperdix [sephaena or rovuma], Dendroperdix sephaena, Francolinus [sephaena or rovuma], Francolinus sephaena, Francolinus sephaena sephaena, Peliperdix sephaena, Perdix sephaena
Lithuanian: Kuoduotasis frankolinas
Dutch: Kuiffrankolijn, Sephena frankolijn
Norwegian: Krattfrankolin
Polish: frankolin czubaty
Portuguese: Francolim-de-poupa
Russian: Хохлатый Турач, Хохлатый франколин
Slovak: frankolín čepcový
Shona: Hwerekwere
Serbian: Ćubasti frankolin
Siswant: Ingwenyane
Swedish: Tofsfrankolin
Swahili: Kwale Kishungi
Turkish: Tepeli Turaç
Tsonga: Nghwari
Chinese: 凤头鹧鸪
Chinese (Traditional): 鳳頭鷓鴣
Zulu: isiKhwehle

 

         

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