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Erckel's Francolin

Pternistis erckelii (Rüppell, 1835)

The Erckel's Francolin (Pternistis erckelii) is a species of bird in the Phasianidae family. It is native to Eritrea, Ethiopia, and Sudan. In 1957 the species was also introduced to the Hawaiian islands. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Galliformes
Family:
  Phasianidae
Genus:
  Pternistis

Scientific:
  Pternistis erckelii

Citation:
  (Rüppell, 1835)

Reference:
  NeueWirbelth.Vog. p.12 pl.6

Protonym:
  Perdix erckelli

Avibase ID:
  6C4A65979468031C

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/6C4A6597

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 175972

Geographic range:

  • Pternistis erckelii: northeastern Sudan, and highlands of northern Eritrea and northwestern Ethiopia; introduced to Hawaii
English:
Erckel's Francolin
Czech:
frankolín Erckelův
German:
Erckelfrankolin
Danish:
Rødehavs-bjergfrankolin
Spanish:
Francolín de Erckel
Finnish:
sudaninfrankoliini
French:
Francolin d'Erckel
Icelandic:
Gaddhæna
Italian:
Francolino di Erckel
Japanese:
kurogaoshako
Japanese:
クロガオシャコ
Dutch:
Erckels Frankolijn
Norwegian:
Storfrankolin
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Storfrankolin
Polish:
frankolin brazowoglowy
Portuguese:
Francolim-de-sobrancelhas-pretas
Russian:
Суданский турач
Slovak:
frankolínec čiapočkatý
Swedish:
erckelfrankolin
Ukrainian:
Турач суданський
Chinese:
棕顶鹧鸪


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Erckel's Francolin ( Francolinus erckelii) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Erckel's Francolin ( Francolinus erckelii) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Erckel's Francolin ( Francolinus erckelii) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Erckel's Francolin ( Francolinus erckelii) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Erckel's Francolin ( Francolinus erckelii) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Erckel's Francolin ( Francolinus erckelii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 34th suppl.):
Erckel's Francolin ( Francolinus erckelii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
Erckel's Francolin ( Francolinus erckelii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
Erckel's Francolin ( Francolinus erckelii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
Erckel's Francolin ( Francolinus erckelii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
Erckel's Francolin ( Francolinus erckelii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
Erckel's Francolin ( Francolinus erckelii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
Erckel's Francolin ( Francolinus erckelii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
Erckel's Francolin ( Francolinus erckelii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
Erckel's Francolin ( Francolinus erckelii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
Erckel's Francolin ( Francolinus erckelii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
Erckel's Francolin ( Francolinus erckelii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
Erckel's Francolin ( Francolinus erckelii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
Erckel's Francolin ( Francolinus erckelii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
Erckel's Francolin ( Francolinus erckelii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
Erckel's Francolin ( Francolinus erckelii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
Erckel's Francolin ( Francolinus erckelii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
Erckel's Francolin ( Francolinus erckelii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
Erckel's Francolin ( Francolinus erckelii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
Erckel's Francolin ( Francolinus erckelii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
Erckel's Francolin ( Francolinus erckelii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
Erckel's Francolin ( Francolinus erckelii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
Erckel's Francolin ( Francolinus erckelii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
Erckel's Francolin ( Francolinus erckelii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
Erckel's Francolin ( Francolinus erckelii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
Erckel's Francolin ( Francolinus erckelii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
Erckel's Francolin ( Francolinus erckelii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
Erckel's Francolin ( Francolinus erckelii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 59th suppl.):
Erckel's Francolin ( Francolinus erckelii) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 60th suppl.):
Erckel's Francolin ( Pternistis erckelii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Erckel's Francolin ( Pternistis erckelii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Erckel's Francolin ( Francolinus erckelii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Erckel's Francolin ( Francolinus erckelii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Erckel's Francolin ( Pternistis erckelii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Erckel's Francolin ( Pternistis erckelii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Erckel's Francolin ( Pternistis erckelii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Erckel's Francolin ( Pternistis erckelii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Erckel's Francolin ( Francolinus erckelii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Erckel's Francolin ( Francolinus erckelii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Erckel's Francolin ( Francolinus erckelii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Erckel's Francolin ( Francolinus erckelii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Erckel's Francolin ( Francolinus erckelii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Erckel's Francolin ( Francolinus erckelii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Erckel's Francolin ( Francolinus erckelii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Erckel's Francolin ( Francolinus erckelii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Erckel's Francolin ( Francolinus erckelii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Erckel's Francolin ( Pternistis erckelii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Erckel's Francolin ( Pternistis erckelii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Erckel's Francolin ( Pternistis erckelii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Erckel's Francolin ( Pternistis erckelii) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Erckel's Francolin ( Pternistis erckelii) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Erckel's Francolin ( Pternistis erckelii) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Francolin d'Erckel ( Francolinus erckelii) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Francolin d'Erckel ( Francolinus erckelii) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Erckel's Francolin ( Francolinus erckelii) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Erckel's Francolin ( Francolinus erckelii) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Erckel's Francolin ( Francolinus erckelii) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Erckel's Francolin ( Francolinus erckelii) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Erckel's Francolin ( Francolinus erckelii) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Erckel's Francolin ( Francolinus erckelii) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Erckel's Francolin ( Francolinus erckelii) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Erckel's Francolin ( Francolinus erckelii) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Erckel's Francolin ( Francolinus erckelii) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Erckel's Francolin ( Francolinus erckelii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Erckel's Francolin ( Francolinus erckelii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Erckel's Francolin ( Francolinus erckelii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Erckel's Francolin ( Francolinus erckelii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Erckel's Francolin ( Francolinus erckelii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Erckel's Francolin ( Francolinus erckelii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Erckel's Francolin ( Francolinus erckelii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Erckel's Francolin ( Francolinus erckelii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Erckel's Francolin ( Francolinus erckelii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Erckel's Francolin ( Francolinus erckelii) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Erckel's Francolin ( Pternistis erckelii) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Erckel's Francolin ( Pternistis erckelii) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Erckel's Francolin ( Pternistis erckelii) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Erckel's Francolin ( Pternistis erckelii) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Erckel's Francolin ( Pternistis erckelii) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Erckel's Francolin ( Francolinus erckelii) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Erckel's Francolin ( Francolinus erckelii) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Erckel's Francolin ( Francolinus erckelii) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Erckel's Francolin ( Francolinus erckelii) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Erckel's Francolin ( Francolinus erckelii) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Erckel's Francolin ( Pternistis erckelii) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Erckel's Francolin ( Pternistis erckelii) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Erckel's Francolin ( Pternistis erckelii) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Erckel's Francolin ( Pternistis erckelii) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Erckel's Francolin ( Pternistis erckelii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Erckel's Francolin ( Francolinus erckelii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Erckel's Francolin ( Francolinus erckelii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Erckel's Francolin ( Francolinus erckelii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Erckel's Francolin ( Francolinus erckelii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Erckel's Francolin ( Francolinus erckelii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Erckel's Francolin ( Francolinus erckelii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Erckel's Francolin ( Francolinus erckelii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Erckel's Francolin ( Francolinus erckelii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Erckel's Francolin ( Francolinus erckelii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Erckel's Francolin ( Francolinus erckelii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Erckel's Francolin ( Francolinus erckelii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Erckel's Francolin ( Pternistis erckelii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Erckel's Francolin ( Pternistis erckelii) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Erckel's Francolin ( Francolinus erckelii) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Erckel's Francolin ( Pternistis erckelii) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Erckel's Francolin ( Pternistis erckelii) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Erckel's Francolin ( Pternistis erckelii) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Erckel's Francolin ( Pternistis erckelii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Erckel's Francolin ( Pternistis erckelii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Erckel's Francolin ( Pternistis erckelii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Erckel's Francolin ( Pternistis erckelii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Erckel's Francolin ( Pternistis erckelii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Erckel's Francolin ( Pternistis erckelii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Erckel's Francolin ( Pternistis erckelii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Erckel's Francolin ( Pternistis erckelii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Erckel's Francolin ( Pternistis erckelii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Erckel's Francolin ( Pternistis erckelii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Erckel's Francolin ( Pternistis erckelii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Erckel's Francolin ( Pternistis erckelii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Erckel's Francolin ( Pternistis erckelii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Erckel's Francolin ( Pternistis erckelii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Erckel's Francolin ( Pternistis erckelii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Erckel's Francolin ( Pternistis erckelii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Erckel's Francolin ( Pternistis erckelii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Erckel's Francolin ( Pternistis erckelii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Erckel's Francolin ( Pternistis erckelii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Erckel's Francolin ( Pternistis erckelii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Erckel's Francolin ( Pternistis erckelii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Erckel's Francolin ( Pternistis erckelii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Erckel's Francolin ( Pternistis erckelii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Erckel's Francolin ( Pternistis erckelii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Erckel's Francolin ( Pternistis erckelii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Erckel's Francolin ( Pternistis erckelii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Erckel's Francolin ( Pternistis erckelii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Erckel's Francolin ( Pternistis erckelii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Erckel's Francolin ( Pternistis erckelii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Erckel's Francolin ( Pternistis erckelii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Erckel's Francolin ( Pternistis erckelii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Erckel's Francolin ( Pternistis erckelii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Erckel's Francolin ( Pternistis erckelii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Erckel's Francolin ( Pternistis erckelii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Erckel's Francolin ( Pternistis erckelii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Erckel's Francolin ( Pternistis erckelii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Erckel's Francolin ( Pternistis erckelii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Erckel's Francolin ( Pternistis erckelii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Erckel's Francolin ( Pternistis erckelii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Erckel's Francolin ( Pternistis erckelii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Erckel's Francolin ( Pternistis erckelii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Erckel's Francolin ( Pternistis erckelii) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Erckel's Francolin ( Francolinus erckelii) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Francolinus erckelii [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Francolinus erckelii [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Francolinus erckelii [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Erckel's Francolin ( Francolinus erckelii) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Erckel's Francolin ( Francolinus erckelii) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Erckel's Francolin ( Pternistis erckelii) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Pternistis erckelii [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Pternistis erckelii [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Catalan: Francolí d'Erckel
Czech: Frankolín Erckeluv, frankolín Erckelův
Danish: Rødehavs-bjergfrankolin
German: Erckelfrankolin, Erckel-Frankolin
English: Erckell's Francolin, Erckel's Francolin, Erkowit Francolin
English (IOC): Erckel's Francolin
Spanish: Francolín de Erckel
Spanish (Spain): Francolín de Erckel
Spanish (HBW): Francolín de Erckel
Estonian: suurfrankoliin (suur-frankoliinkana)
Finnish: Sudaninfrankoliini
French: Francolin d’Erckel, Francolin d'Erckel
Hungarian: koronás frankolin
Icelandic: Gaddhæna
Italian: Francolino di Erckel
Japanese: kurogaoshako
Japanese: クロガオシャコ
Scientific: Francolinus erckelii, Francolinus erckelii erkelii, Francolinus erckelii pentoni, Perdix erckelli, Pternistis erckelii
Lithuanian: Pietinas frankolinas, Sudaninis frankolinas
Dutch: Erckelfarnkolijn, Erckel-frankolijn, Erckels Frankolijn
Norwegian Nynorsk: Storfrankolin
Norwegian: Storfrankolin
Polish: frankolin brazowoglowy, frankolin brązowogłowy, szponiastonóg brązowogłowy
Portuguese: Francolim-de-sobrancelhas-pretas
Portuguese (Portugal): Francolim-de-sobrancelhas-pretas
Russian: Суданский турач, Турач Эркаля
Slovak: frankolínec čiapočkatý
Slovenian: eritrejski frankolin
Serbian: Etiopski frankolin
Swedish: erckelfrankolin, Erckels frankolin
Turkish: Erkel turacı, Erkel Turaçı
Ukrainian: Турач суданський
Chinese: 棕顶鹧鸪
Chinese (Traditional): 棕頂鷓鴣

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