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Elgon Francolin

Scleroptila elgonensis (Ogilvie-Grant, WR 1891)

The Elgon francolin is a francolin found in moorland at altitudes above 2,300 metres (7,500 ft) from eastern Uganda to central Kenya. Source: Wikipedia

Classification
Order:
  Galliformes
Family:
  Phasianidae
Genus:
   Scleroptila
Scientific:
  Scleroptila elgonensis


Original description

Citation:
  (Ogilvie-Grant, WR 1891)

Reference:
   Ibis

Protonym:
  Francolinus elgonensis

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/16275592


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  3D25568AB8358C27

Avibase ID:
  avibase-3D25568A

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/3D25568A


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 677826


NEAR THREATENED

Geographic range:

  • Scleroptila elgonensis: Montane moorlands of e Uganda to central Kenya
English:
Elgon Francolin
Catalan:
Francolí del mont Elgon
Czech:
frankolín elgonský
Danish:
Elgonfrankolin
German:
Elgonfrankolin
Spanish:
Francolín del Elgon
Finnish:
mt. elgoninvuorifrankoliini
French:
Francolin de l'Elgon
Croatian:
kestenjastotrba jarebica
Dutch:
Elgonfrankolijn
Polish:
frankolin rdzawobrzuchy
Portuguese:
francolim-do-elgom
Slovak:
frankolín ugandský
Swedish:
elgonfrankolin
Chinese:
埃尔贡鹧鸪


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Elgon Francolin ( Scleroptila elgonensis) [version 3]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Moorland Francolin (Elgon) ( Francolinus psilolaemus elgonensis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Moorland Francolin (Elgon) ( Francolinus psilolaemus elgonensis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Moorland Francolin (Elgon) ( Scleroptila psilolaema elgonensis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Moorland Francolin (Elgon) ( Scleroptila psilolaema elgonensis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Moorland Francolin (Elgon) ( Scleroptila psilolaema elgonensis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Moorland Francolin (Elgon) ( Scleroptila psilolaema elgonensis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Moorland Francolin (Elgon) ( Scleroptila psilolaema elgonensis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Moorland Francolin (Elgon) ( Scleroptila psilolaema elgonensis)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Elgon Francolin ( Scleroptila elgonensis) [version 3]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Elgon Francolin ( Scleroptila elgonensis) [version 3]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Elgon Francolin ( Scleroptila elgonensis) [version 3]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Elgon Francolin ( Scleroptila elgonensis) [version 3]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Elgon Francolin ( Scleroptila elgonensis) [version 3]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Elgon Francolin ( Scleroptila elgonensis) [version 3]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Elgon Francolin ( Scleroptila elgonensis) [version 3]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Elgon Francolin ( Scleroptila elgonensis) [version 3]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Elgon Francolin ( Scleroptila elgonensis) [version 3]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6b (Jul 2022):
Elgon Francolin ( Scleroptila elgonensis) [version 3]
Clements, version 2021:
Scleroptila psilolaema elgonensis [version 3]
Clements, version 2022:
Elgon Francolin ( Scleroptila elgonensis) [version 3]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Francolinus psilolaemus elgonensis [version 3]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Francolinus psilolaemus elgonensis [version 3]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Francolinus psilolaemus elgonensis [version 3]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Francolinus psilolaemus elgonensis [version 3]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Francolinus psilolaemus elgonensis [version 3]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Francolinus psilolaemus elgonensis [version 3]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Francolinus psilolaemus elgonensis [version 3]
Clements 6th edition:
Francolinus psilolaemus elgonensis [version 3]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Francolinus psilolaemus elgonensis [version 3]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Francolinus psilolaemus elgonensis [version 3]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Francolinus psilolaemus elgonensis [version 3]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Francolinus psilolaemus elgonensis [version 3]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Francolinus psilolaemus elgonensis [version 3]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Francolinus psilolaemus elgonensis [version 3]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Francolinus psilolaemus elgonensis [version 3]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Francolinus psilolaemus elgonensis [version 3]
Clements, version 2015:
Scleroptila psilolaema elgonensis [version 3]
Clements, version 2016:
Scleroptila psilolaema elgonensis [version 3]
Clements, version 2017:
Scleroptila psilolaema elgonensis [version 3]
Clements, version 2018:
Scleroptila psilolaema elgonensis [version 3]
Clements, version 2019:
Scleroptila psilolaema elgonensis [version 3]
eBird version 2017:
Moorland Francolin (Elgon) ( Scleroptila psilolaema elgonensis) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Moorland Francolin (Elgon) ( Scleroptila psilolaema elgonensis) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Moorland Francolin (Elgon) ( Scleroptila psilolaema elgonensis) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Moorland Francolin (Elgon) ( Scleroptila psilolaema elgonensis) [version 1]
eBird version 2022:
Elgon Francolin ( Scleroptila elgonensis) [version 3]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Francolinus psilolaemus elgonensis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Francolinus psilolaemus elgonensis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Francolinus psilolaemus elgonensis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Francolinus psilolaemus elgonensis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Francolinus psilolaemus elgonensis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Francolinus psilolaemus elgonensis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Francolinus psilolaemus elgonensis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Francolinus psilolaemus elgonensis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Francolinus psilolaemus elgonensis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Scleroptila psilolaema elgonensis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Scleroptila psilolaema elgonensis [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Francolinus psilolaemus elgonensis [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Elgon Francolin ( Scleroptila elgonensis) [version 3]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Elgon Francolin ( Scleroptila elgonensis) [version 3]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Elgon Francolin ( Scleroptila elgonensis) [version 3]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Elgon Francolin ( Scleroptila elgonensis) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Scleroptila psilolaema elgonensis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Scleroptila psilolaema elgonensis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Scleroptila psilolaema elgonensis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Scleroptila psilolaema elgonensis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Scleroptila psilolaema elgonensis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Scleroptila psilolaema elgonensis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Scleroptila psilolaema elgonensis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Scleroptila psilolaema elgonensis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Scleroptila psilolaema elgonensis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Scleroptila psilolaema elgonensis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Scleroptila psilolaema elgonensis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Scleroptila psilolaema elgonensis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Scleroptila psilolaema elgonensis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Scleroptila psilolaema elgonensis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Scleroptila psilolaema elgonensis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Scleroptila psilolaema elgonensis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Scleroptila psilolaema elgonensis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Scleroptila psilolaema elgonensis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Scleroptila psilolaema elgonensis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Scleroptila psilolaema elgonensis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Scleroptila psilolaema elgonensis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Scleroptila psilolaema elgonensis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Scleroptila psilolaema elgonensis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Scleroptila psilolaema elgonensis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Scleroptila psilolaema elgonensis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Scleroptila psilolaema elgonensis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Scleroptila psilolaema elgonensis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Scleroptila psilolaema elgonensis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Elgon Francolin ( Scleroptila elgonensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.2:
Elgon Francolin ( Scleroptila elgonensis) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Francolinus shelleyi elgonensis [version 2]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Francolinus shelleyi elgonensis [version 2]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Scleroptila psilolaema elgonensis [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Elgon Francolin ( Scleroptila elgonensis) [version 3]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Scleroptila psilolaema elgonensis [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Scleroptila psilolaema elgonensis [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Scleroptila [psilolaema or elgonensis] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Related taxa

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Other synonyms

See also the taxonomic synonyms table.


Catalan: Francolí del mont Elgon
Czech: frankolín elgonský
Danish: Elgonfrankolin
German: Elgonfrankolin, Hochlandfrankolin (elgonensis)
English: Elgon Francolin, Elgon Shelley Francolin, Elgon Shelley's Francolin, Moorland Francolin (Elgon), Moorland Francolin (elgonensis)
English, HBW: Elgon Francolin
English (IOC): Moorland Francolin (Elgon)
English (United States): Moorland Francolin (Elgon)
Spanish: Francolín del Elgon, Francolín Etíope (elgonensis)
Spanish (Spain): Francolín etíope (elgonensis)
Finnish: Mt. elgoninvuorifrankoliini
French: Francolin de l’Elgon, Francolin de l'Elgon, Francolin montagnard (de l'Elgon), Francolin montagnard (elgonensis)
Croatian: kestenjastotrba jarebica
Japanese (romaji): kougenshako (elgonensis)
Japanese: コウゲンシャコ (elgonensis), コウゲンシャコ(elgonensis)
Scientific: Francolinus elgonensis, Francolinus psilolaemus elgonensis, Francolinus psilolaemus theresae, Francolinus shelleyi elgonensis, Francolinus shelleyi theresae, Scleroptila elgonensis, Scleroptila psilolaema elgonensis, Scleroptila psilolaema theresae, Scleroptila psilolaemus elgonensis
Dutch: Elgonfrankolijn
Norwegian: lyngfrankolin (elgonensis)
Polish: frankolin górski (elgonensis), frankolin rdzawobrzuchy
Portuguese: francolim-do-elgom
Portuguese (Portugal): francolim-etíope (elgonensis)
Russian: Горный франколин (elgonensis)
Slovak: frankolín ugandský, frankolín ugandský (skup.)
Serbian: Vresov frankolin (kenijski)
Swedish: elgonfrankolin, höglandsfrankolin (elgonensis)
Turkish: Funda turacı (elgonensis)
Chinese: 埃尔贡鹧鸪

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