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Crested or Kirk's Francolin

Dendroperdix [sephaena or rovuma] (= Dendroperdix sephaena) (Smith, A, 1836)

The crested francolin is a bird species in the family Phasianidae. It is well known as the Bospatrys in Afrikaans. It is found in Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. One of its subspecies, Ortygornis sephaena rovuma, is sometimes considered a separate species, Kirk's francolin. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Galliformes
Family:
  Phasianidae
Genus:
   Dendroperdix
Scientific:
  Dendroperdix sephaena


Original description

Citation:
  (Smith, A, 1836)

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

Protonym:
  Perdix Sephaena

Link:
  https://archive.org/details/reportexpeditio00afrigoog/page/n60


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  8004C7E5858F416E

Avibase ID:
  avibase-8004C7E5

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/8004C7E5


Taxonomic 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
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English:
Crested or Kirk's Francolin
French:
Francolin huppé ou F. de Kirk


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])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Crested or Kirk's Francolin ( Dendroperdix [sephaena or rovuma])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Crested or Kirk's Francolin ( Dendroperdix [sephaena or rovuma])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
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]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Crested Francolin ( Dendroperdix sephaena) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Crested Francolin ( Dendroperdix sephaena) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Crested Francolin ( Dendroperdix sephaena) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Crested Francolin ( Dendroperdix sephaena) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
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, version 2021:
Crested Francolin ( Ortygornis 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]
Clements, version 2018:
Crested Francolin ( Dendroperdix sephaena) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
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]
eBird version 2018:
Crested Francolin ( Dendroperdix sephaena) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Crested Francolin ( Dendroperdix sephaena) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Crested Francolin ( Ortygornis 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 (03/07/2017):
Crested Francolin ( Dendroperdix sephaena) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Crested Francolin ( Dendroperdix sephaena) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
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]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Crested Francolin ( Dendroperdix sephaena) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Crested Francolin ( Dendroperdix sephaena) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Crested Francolin ( Dendroperdix sephaena) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Crested Francolin ( Dendroperdix sephaena) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Crested Francolin ( Dendroperdix sephaena) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Crested Francolin ( Dendroperdix sephaena) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Crested Francolin ( Dendroperdix sephaena) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Crested Francolin ( Ortygornis sephaena) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Crested Francolin ( Ortygornis sephaena) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Crested Francolin ( Francolinus sephaena) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Francolinus sephaena [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Francolinus sephaena [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (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]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Crested Francolin ( Dendroperdix sephaena) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Dendroperdix sephaena [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Dendroperdix sephaena [version 1]

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Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

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Other synonyms


Afrikaans: Bospatrys, Bospatrys/Mosambiekbospatrys
Catalan: Francolí de casquet
Czech: Frankolín chocholatý
Danish: Topfrankolin
German: Schopffrankolin
English: Crested Francolin, Crested or Kirk's Francolin, Dendroperdix sephaena
English, HBW: Crested Francolin
English (IOC): Crested Francolin
English (Kenya): Crested Francolin
English (United States): Crested Francolin
English (South Africa): Crested Francolin
Esperanto: Krestofrankolino
Spanish: Francolín Capirotado
Spanish (Spain): Francolín Capirotado
Spanish (HBW): Crested Francolin
Estonian: tanufrankoliin (tanu-frankoliinkana)
Finnish: Viirusiipifrankoliini
French: Francolin casqué, Francolin huppé, Francolin huppé ou F. de Kirk
Croatian: smeđokapa jarebica
Hungarian: bóbitás frankolin
Italian: Francolino crestato
Japanese (romaji): kaminagashako
Japanese: カミナガシャコ
Kwangali: Sitjindakarare
Scientific: Dendroperdix [sephaena or rovuma], Dendroperdix sephaena, Dendroperdix sephaena sephaena, Francolinus [sephaena or rovuma], Francolinus sephaena, Francolinus sephaena sephaena, Ortygornis sephaena, Peliperdix sephaena, Perdix sephaena
Lithuanian: Kuoduotasis frankolinas
Dutch: Kuiffrankolijn, Sephena frankolijn
Norwegian Nynorsk: Krattfrankolin
Norwegian: Krattfrankolin
Polish: frankolin czubaty
Portuguese: Francolim-de-poupa
Portuguese (Portugal): francolim-de-crista
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
Ukrainian: Турач чубатий
Chinese: 凤头鹧鸪
Chinese (Traditional): 鳳頭鷓鴣
Zulu: isiKhwehle

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