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Cape Francolin
Pternistis capensis (Gmelin, JF, 1789)
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Order:
  Galliformes
Family:
  Phasianidae
Genus:
  Pternistis

Scientific:
  Pternistis capensis

Citation:
  (Gmelin, JF, 1789)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat. 1 pt2 p.759

Protonym:
  Tetrao capensis

Avibase ID:
  6405CD29671B80EA

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/6405CD29

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 175968

Geographic range:

  • Pternistis capensis: South Africa (riverine scrub of s and w Cape Province)
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Cape Francolin
Czech:
  frankolín kapský
German:
  Kapfrankolin
Danish:
  Kapfrankolin
Spanish:
  Francolín de El Cabo
Finnish:
  kapinfrankoliini
French:
  Francolin criard
Italian:
  Francolino del Capo
Japanese:
  ke-pukijishako
Japanese:
  ケープキジシャコ
Dutch:
  Kaapse Frankolijn
Norwegian:
  Kappfrankolin
Polish:
  frankolin przyladkowy
Portuguese:
  Francolim do Cabo
Russian:
  Капский турач
Slovak:
  frankolínec pobrežný
Swedish:
  kapfrankolin
Chinese:
  南非鹧鸪


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   Cape Francolin ( Francolinus capensis)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   Cape Francolin ( Francolinus capensis)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   Cape Francolin ( Francolinus capensis)
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   Cape Francolin ( Francolinus capensis)
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   Cape Francolin ( Francolinus capensis)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   Cape Francolin ( Francolinus capensis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Cape Francolin ( Pternistis capensis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Cape Francolin ( Francolinus capensis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Cape Francolin ( Francolinus capensis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Cape Francolin ( Pternistis capensis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Cape Francolin ( Pternistis capensis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Cape Francolin ( Pternistis capensis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Cape Francolin ( Pternistis capensis)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Cape Francolin ( Francolinus capensis)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Cape Francolin ( Francolinus capensis)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Cape Francolin ( Francolinus capensis)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Cape Francolin ( Francolinus capensis)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Cape Francolin ( Francolinus capensis)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Cape Francolin ( Francolinus capensis)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Cape Francolin ( Francolinus capensis)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Cape Francolin ( Francolinus capensis)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Cape Francolin ( Francolinus capensis)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Cape Francolin ( Pternistis capensis)
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Cape Francolin ( Pternistis capensis)
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Cape Francolin ( Pternistis capensis)
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Cape Francolin ( Pternistis capensis)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
   Cape Francolin ( Pternistis capensis)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Francolin criard ( Francolinus capensis)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Francolin criard ( Francolinus capensis)
Clements 1st edition:
   Cape Francolin ( Francolinus capensis)
Clements 3rd edition:
   Cape Francolin ( Francolinus capensis)
Clements 4th edition:
   Cape Francolin ( Francolinus capensis)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Cape Francolin ( Francolinus capensis)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Cape Francolin ( Francolinus capensis)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Cape Francolin ( Francolinus capensis)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Cape Francolin ( Francolinus capensis)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Cape Francolin ( Francolinus capensis)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Cape Francolin ( Francolinus capensis)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Cape Francolin ( Francolinus capensis)
Clements 6th edition:
   Cape Francolin ( Francolinus capensis)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Cape Francolin ( Francolinus capensis)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Cape Francolin ( Francolinus capensis)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Cape Francolin ( Francolinus capensis)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Cape Francolin ( Francolinus capensis)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Cape Francolin ( Francolinus capensis)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Cape Francolin ( Francolinus capensis)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Cape Francolin ( Francolinus capensis)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Cape Francolin ( Francolinus capensis)
Clements, version 2015:
   Cape Francolin ( Pternistis capensis)
Clements, version 2016:
   Cape Francolin ( Pternistis capensis)
Clements, version 2017:
   Cape Francolin ( Pternistis capensis)
Clements, version 2018:
   Cape Francolin ( Pternistis capensis)
eBird version 1.50:
   Cape Francolin ( Francolinus capensis)
eBird version 1.52:
   Cape Francolin ( Francolinus capensis)
eBird version 1.53:
   Cape Francolin ( Francolinus capensis)
eBird version 1.54:
   Cape Francolin ( Francolinus capensis)
eBird version 1.55:
   Cape Francolin ( Francolinus capensis)
eBird version 2015:
   Cape Francolin ( Pternistis capensis)
eBird version 2016:
   Cape Francolin ( Pternistis capensis)
eBird version 2017:
   Cape Francolin ( Pternistis capensis)
eBird version 2018:
   Cape Francolin ( Pternistis capensis)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Cape Francolin ( Francolinus capensis)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Cape Francolin ( Francolinus capensis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Cape Francolin ( Francolinus capensis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Cape Francolin ( Francolinus capensis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Cape Francolin ( Francolinus capensis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Cape Francolin ( Francolinus capensis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Cape Francolin ( Francolinus capensis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Cape Francolin ( Francolinus capensis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Cape Francolin ( Francolinus capensis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Cape Francolin ( Francolinus capensis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Cape Francolin ( Francolinus capensis)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Cape Francolin ( Pternistis capensis)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Cape Francolin ( Pternistis capensis)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Cape Francolin ( Francolinus capensis)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
   Cape Francolin ( Pternistis capensis)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Cape Francolin ( Pternistis capensis)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
   Cape Francolin ( Pternistis capensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Cape Spurfowl ( Pternistis capensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Cape Spurfowl ( Pternistis capensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Cape Spurfowl ( Pternistis capensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Cape Spurfowl ( Pternistis capensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Cape Spurfowl ( Pternistis capensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Cape Spurfowl ( Pternistis capensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Cape Spurfowl ( Pternistis capensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Cape Spurfowl ( Pternistis capensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Cape Spurfowl ( Pternistis capensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Cape Spurfowl ( Pternistis capensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Cape Spurfowl ( Pternistis capensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Cape Spurfowl ( Pternistis capensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Cape Spurfowl ( Pternistis capensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Cape Spurfowl ( Pternistis capensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Cape Spurfowl ( Pternistis capensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Cape Spurfowl ( Pternistis capensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Cape Spurfowl ( Pternistis capensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Cape Spurfowl ( Pternistis capensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Cape Spurfowl ( Pternistis capensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Cape Spurfowl ( Pternistis capensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Cape Spurfowl ( Pternistis capensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Cape Spurfowl ( Pternistis capensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Cape Spurfowl ( Pternistis capensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Cape Spurfowl ( Pternistis capensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Cape Spurfowl ( Pternistis capensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Cape Spurfowl ( Pternistis capensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Cape Spurfowl ( Pternistis capensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Cape Spurfowl ( Pternistis capensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Cape Spurfowl ( Pternistis capensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Cape Spurfowl ( Pternistis capensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Cape Spurfowl ( Pternistis capensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Cape Spurfowl ( Pternistis capensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Cape Spurfowl ( Pternistis capensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Cape Spurfowl ( Pternistis capensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Cape Spurfowl ( Pternistis capensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Cape Spurfowl ( Pternistis capensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Cape Spurfowl ( Pternistis capensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
   Cape Spurfowl ( Pternistis capensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
   Cape Spurfowl ( Pternistis capensis)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Cape Francolin ( Francolinus capensis)
James Lee Peters:
    Francolinus capensis
James Lee Peters (original):
    Francolinus capensis
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Francolinus capensis
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Cape Francolin ( Francolinus capensis)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Cape Francolin ( Francolinus capensis)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Cape Francolin ( Pternistis capensis)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Pternistis capensis
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Pternistis capensis

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Kaapse Fisant
Catalan: Francolí del Cap
Czech: Frankolín kapský
Danish: Kapfrankolin
German: Kapfrankolin
English: Cape Francolin, Cape Pheasant, Cape Spurfowl
English (South Africa): Cape Spurfowl
Spanish: Francolín de El Cabo
Spanish (Spain): Francolín del Cabo
Estonian: kapi frankoliin (kapi-frankoliinkana)
Finnish: Kapinfrankoliini
French: Francolin criard, Francolin du Cap
Hungarian: fokföldi frankolin
Italian: Francolino del Capo
Japanese: keapukijishako, keipukijishako, ke-pukijishako
Japanese: ケアプキジシャコ, ケイプキジシャコ, ケープキジシャコ
Latin: Francolinus capensis, Pternistis capensis, Tetrao capensis
Lithuanian: Kapinis frankolinas
Dutch: Kaapse Frankolijn
Norwegian: Kappfrankolin
Polish: frankolin przyladkowy, frankolin przylądkowy, szponiastonóg przylądkowy
Portuguese: Francolim do Cabo, Francolim-do-cabo
Russian: Капский Турач
Slovak: frankolínec pobrežný
Swedish: Kapfrankolin
Chinese: 南非鹧鸪
Chinese (Traditional): 南非鷓鴣

 

         

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