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Yellow-necked Spurfowl

Pternistis leucoscepus Gray, GR, 1867

The Yellow-necked Spurfowl or Yellow-necked Francolin (Pternistis leucoscepus) is a species of bird in the Phasianidae family. It is found in Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Galliformes
Family:
  Phasianidae
Genus:
  Pternistis

Scientific:
  Pternistis leucoscepus

Citation:
  Gray, GR, 1867

Reference:
  ListBirdsBrit.Mus. pt5 p.48

Protonym:
  Francolinus leucoscepus

Avibase ID:
  90AFDF9E79C93B1C

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/90AFDF9E

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 175983

Geographic range:

  • Pternistis leucoscepus: Eritrea, Ethiopia, Djibouti, Somalia, southeastern South Sudan, northeastern Uganda, Kenya, and north central Tanzania
English:
Yellow-necked Spurfowl
Czech:
frankolín žlutohrdlý
German:
Gelbkehlfrankolin
Danish:
Gulstrubet Sporehøne
Spanish:
Francolín gorjiamarillo
Finnish:
keltakurkkufrankoliini
French:
Francolin à cou jaune
Icelandic:
Gullhæna
Italian:
Francolino collogiallo
Japanese:
hagenodoshako
Japanese:
ハゲノドシャコ
Dutch:
Geelkeelfrankolijn
Norwegian:
Gulstrupefrankolin
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Gulstrupefrankolin
Polish:
frankolin zóltogardly
Portuguese:
Francolim-de-pescoço-amarelo
Russian:
Желтогорлый турач
Slovak:
frankolínec žltohrdlý
Swedish:
gulstrupig frankolin
Ukrainian:
Турач жовтогорлий
Chinese:
黄颈鹧鸪


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

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

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Catalan: Francolí golagroc
Czech: frankolín žlutohrdlý, Frankolín žlutokrký, frankolín žlutordlý
Danish: Gulstrubet Sporehøne
German: Gelbkehlfrankolin
English: Abyssinian Bare-throated Francolin, Mt Kenya Bare-throated Francolin, Shoan Bare-throated Francolin, Somaliland bare-throated Francolin, Yellow necked Spurfowl, Yellow-necked Francolin, Yellow-necked Spurfowl
English (IOC): Yellow-necked Spurfowl
English (Kenya): Yellow-necked Spurfowl
Spanish: Francolín de Garganta Amarilla, Francolín Gorgiamarillo, Francolín gorjiamarillo
Spanish (Spain): Francolín Gorjiamarillo
Spanish (HBW): Yellow-necked Francolin
Estonian: kuldkurk-frankoliin (kuldkurk-frankoliinkana)
Finnish: Keltakaulafrankoliini, Keltakurkkufrankoliini
French: Francolin à cou jaune
Hungarian: sárganyakú frankolin
Icelandic: Gullhæna
Italian: Francolino collogiallo, Francolino dalla gola nuda
Japanese: hagenodoshako
Japanese: ハゲノドシャコ
Scientific: Francolinus leucoscepus, Francolinus leucoscepus holtermulleri, Francolinus leucoscepus infuscatus, Francolinus leucoscepus keniensis, Francolinus leucoscepus kilimensis, Francolinus leucoscepus leucoscepus, Francolinus leucoscepus muhamed-ben-abdullah, Francolinus leucoscepus oldowai, Francolinus leucoscepus tokora, Pternistis leucoscepus
Lithuanian: Geltonkaklis frankolinas
Dutch: Geelkeelfrankolijn
Norwegian Nynorsk: Gulstrupefrankolin
Norwegian: Gulstrupefrankolin
Polish: frankolin zóltogardly, frankolin żółtogardły, szponiastonóg żółtogardły
Portuguese: Francolim-de-pescoço-amarelo
Russian: Желтогорлый Турач, Желтогорлый франколин
Slovak: Frankolín žltohrdlý, frankolínec žltohrdlý
Serbian: Žutovrati frankolin
Swedish: Gulstrupig frankolin
Swahili: Kereng'ende Shingo-njano
Ukrainian: Турач жовтогорлий
Chinese: 黄颈裸喉鹧鸪, 黄颈鹧鸪
Chinese (Traditional): 黃喉鷓鴣

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