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Black Francolin

Francolinus francolinus (Linnaeus, 1766)

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Partial list of sound recordings available from xeno-canto, macaulaylibrary.org & avocet.zoology.msu.edu.
Species name Recordist Date Location Remarks Cat.nr.
Black Francolin - Francolinus francolinus francolinus Johannes Honold 2013-02-24 Phassouri Reed Beds, Akrotiri Peninsula, Limassol (Cyprus) (0 m) male, song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

161001
xeno-canto.org
Black Francolin - Francolinus francolinus Guy Avraham 2021-04-24 Emek HaMayanot (near Neve Ur), Yizrael, North District, HaZafon (Israel) (-230 m) aberrant, adult, call, male, song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:yes

649198
xeno-canto.org
Black Francolin - Francolinus francolinus Patrik Åberg 2017-04-13 Ali Zaghifar, Dezful Khuzestan Province, Khuzestan (Iran) (140 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

405351
xeno-canto.org
Black Francolin - Francolinus francolinus Frank Lambert 2013-01-30 Lala-Naliya Grassland Reserve, Kutch, Gujarat (approx location), Kachchh (India) (80 m) male, song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:yes

149595
xeno-canto.org
Black Francolin - Francolinus francolinus Jelle Scharringa 2012-02-21 Lala-Naliya Grassland Reserve, Kutch, Gujarat (approx location), Kachchh (India) (30 m) song -

Close to Kutch Bustard Sanctuary.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

569064
xeno-canto.org
Black Francolin - Francolinus francolinus Peter Boesman 2018-04-09 Manas National Park, Assam, Barpeta (India) song - [sono] 426551
xeno-canto.org
Black Francolin - Francolinus francolinus Jelle Scharringa 2012-02-21 Baranda, Kutch, Gujarat, Kachchh (India) (80 m) song -

One male close by, more birds in distance.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

676586
xeno-canto.org
Black Francolin - Francolinus francolinus Peter Boesman 2018-04-09 Manas National Park, Assam, Barpeta (India) song - [sono] 426552
xeno-canto.org
Black Francolin - Francolinus francolinus Marc Anderson 2012-04-03 Chitwan National Park , Narayani (Nepal) (200 m) song -

Male perched on top of a stump and calling for over 20 minutes

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

145370
xeno-canto.org
Black Francolin - Francolinus francolinus Heidi Guttschuss 2017-04-07 NW of Sirwan, As-Sulaymaniyah (Iraq) (480 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

364603
xeno-canto.org
Black Francolin - Francolinus francolinus ABDULAZIZ ALYOUSEF 2018-06-24 Dromolaxia, Larnaca, Larnaca (Cyprus) (50 to 70 m) Start tone to output sound in each time after song, call, male, or call like you -

I used in this record Philips VoiveTracer with Nikon ME-1 microphone with no filter after recording or edit on the sound . the area was open area and it is next to a salt lake, also the area is a plane passage point because the airport quite close to this area by 5 or 10 kilometre. bird was active with song even befor played sound, but after I play sound the bird come so close to me and start to playback . in that day the weather was sunny, Temperate around 30 Celsius with nice light wind.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:yes

422171
xeno-canto.org
Black Francolin - Francolinus francolinus Sayam U. Chowdhury 2013-05-23 Kazipara, Tetulia Upazila, পঞ্চগড় জেলা, রংপুর বিভাগ, Rajshahi (Bangladesh) (100 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

447848
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Black Francolin - Francolinus francolinus Lakshminarasimha R 2013-05-05 Sarahan, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, Shimla (India) (2200 m) call, male -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

149774
xeno-canto.org
Black Francolin - Francolinus francolinus KALYAN SINGH SAJWAN 2016-06-12 Dhikala Corbett Naional Park, India (India) (400 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

322345
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Black Francolin - Francolinus francolinus David Pennington 2019-10-29 Mandria, Paphos, Paphos (Cyprus) (10 m) song -

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

505695
xeno-canto.org
Black Francolin - Francolinus francolinus Frank Lambert 2013-01-30 Lala-Naliya Grassland Reserve, Kutch, Gujarat (approx location), Kachchh (India) (80 m) male, song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

149596
xeno-canto.org
Black Francolin - Francolinus francolinus francolinus Tomas Belka 2013-05-08 Salyan, Salyan (Azerbaijan) (-20 m) call, male -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

136060
xeno-canto.org
Black Francolin - Francolinus francolinus Yoav Perlman 2014-02-25 Emek Hulah, Tzfat, North District, HaZafon (Israel) (60 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

168154
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Black Francolin - Francolinus francolinus Fernand DEROUSSEN 2000-05-03 Çukurkamış, Karataş, Adana Province, Adana (Turkey) (0 m) song -

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

134454
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Black Francolin - Francolinus francolinus Patrik Åberg 2017-04-10 Minab, Hormozgan Province, Hormozgan (Iran) (40 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

405332
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Black Francolin - Francolinus francolinus Julia Wittmann 2018-05-28 Akrotiri, Akrotiri and Dhekelia, Limassol (Cyprus) (0 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:yes

421126
xeno-canto.org
Black Francolin - Francolinus francolinus Fernand DEROUSSEN 2009-06-01 Kakheti, Kakheti (Georgia) (380 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

140061
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Black Francolin - Francolinus francolinus Patrik Åberg 2017-04-10 Minab, Hormozgan Province, Hormozgan (Iran) (40 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

405333
xeno-canto.org
Black Francolin - Francolinus francolinus Lider Sinav 2021-06-03 Nizip, Gaziantep, Gaziantep (Turkey) (340 m) adult, male, song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

654580
xeno-canto.org
Note: a maximum of 20 records are shown. For more recordings of this species, as well as maps, sonograms, and advanced searches, please visit xeno-canto, macaulaylibrary.org & avocet.zoology.msu.edu.

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