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Shelley's Francolin

Scleroptila shelleyi (Ogilvie-Grant, WR 1890)

Shelley's francolin is a species of bird in the family Phasianidae. The species is named after Sir Edward Shelley, cousin of George Ernest Shelley. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Galliformes
Family:
  Phasianidae
Genus:
   Scleroptila
Scientific:
  Scleroptila shelleyi


Original description

Citation:
  (Ogilvie-Grant, WR 1890)

Reference:
   Ibis

Protonym:
  Francolinus shelleyi

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/16279040


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  A15F683619DAF875

Avibase ID:
  avibase-A15F6836

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/A15F6836


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 175997

Geographic range:

  • Scleroptila shelleyi: S Uganda and sw Kenya to ne South Africa
English:
Shelley's Francolin
Catalan:
Francolí de Shelley
Czech:
frankolín Shelleyův
Danish:
Mopanefrankolin
German:
Shelleyfrankolin
Spanish:
Francolín de Shelley
Finnish:
valkokurkkufrankoliini
French:
Francolin de Shelley
Croatian:
crnopruga jarebica
Hungarian:
Shelley-frankolin
Italian:
Francolino di Shelley
Japanese:
フタスジシャコ
Lithuanian:
Šelio frankolinas
Dutch:
Shelleys Frankolijn
Norwegian:
miombofrankolin
Polish:
frankolin rdzawoboczny
Portuguese:
francolim-de-barriga-barrada
Portuguese (Portugal):
francolim-de-shelley
Russian:
Турач Шелли
Slovak:
frankolín skalný
Serbian:
Šelijev frankolin
Swedish:
miombofrankolin
Ukrainian:
турач Шелі
Chinese:
谢氏鹧鸪
Chinese (Traditional):
謝利氏鷓鴣


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Shelley's Francolin ( Scleroptila shelleyi) [version 3]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 2023 (May 2023):
Shelley's Francolin ( Scleroptila shelleyi) [version 3]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Shelley's Francolin [shelleyi, canidorsalis, macarthuri or uluensis] ( Scleroptila shelleyi [shelleyi, canidorsalis, macarthuri or uluensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Shelley's Francolin [shelleyi, canidorsalis, macarthuri or uluensis] ( Scleroptila shelleyi [shelleyi, canidorsalis, macarthuri or uluensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Shelley's Francolin [shelleyi, canidorsalis, macarthuri or uluensis] ( Scleroptila shelleyi [shelleyi, canidorsalis, macarthuri or uluensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Shelley's Francolin [shelleyi, canidorsalis, macarthuri or uluensis] ( Scleroptila shelleyi [shelleyi, canidorsalis, macarthuri or uluensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Shelley's Francolin [shelleyi, canidorsalis, macarthuri or uluensis] ( Scleroptila shelleyi [shelleyi, canidorsalis, macarthuri or uluensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Shelley's Francolin [shelleyi, canidorsalis, macarthuri or uluensis] ( Scleroptila shelleyi [shelleyi, canidorsalis, macarthuri or uluensis])
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Shelley's Francolin ( Scleroptila shelleyi) [version 3]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Shelley's Francolin ( Scleroptila shelleyi) [version 3]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Shelley's Francolin ( Scleroptila shelleyi) [version 3]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Shelley's Francolin ( Scleroptila shelleyi) [version 3]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Shelley's Francolin ( Scleroptila shelleyi) [version 3]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Shelley's Francolin ( Scleroptila shelleyi) [version 3]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Shelley's Francolin ( Scleroptila shelleyi) [version 3]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Shelley's Francolin ( Scleroptila shelleyi) [version 3]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Shelley's Francolin ( Scleroptila shelleyi) [version 3]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6b (Jul 2022):
Shelley's Francolin ( Scleroptila shelleyi) [version 3]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v7 (Dec 2022):
Shelley's Francolin ( Scleroptila shelleyi) [version 3]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v8 (Dec 2023):
Shelley's Francolin ( Scleroptila shelleyi) [version 3]
Clements, version 2021:
Scleroptila shelleyi shelleyi [version 3]
Clements, version 2022:
Shelley's Francolin ( Scleroptila shelleyi) [version 3]
Clements, version 2023:
Shelley's Francolin ( Scleroptila shelleyi) [version 3]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Francolinus shelleyi shelleyi [version 3]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Francolinus shelleyi shelleyi [version 3]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Francolinus shelleyi shelleyi [version 3]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Francolinus shelleyi shelleyi [version 3]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Francolinus shelleyi shelleyi [version 3]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Francolinus shelleyi shelleyi [version 3]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Francolinus shelleyi shelleyi [version 3]
Clements 6th edition:
Francolinus shelleyi shelleyi [version 3]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Francolinus shelleyi shelleyi [version 3]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Francolinus shelleyi shelleyi [version 3]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Francolinus shelleyi shelleyi [version 3]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Francolinus shelleyi shelleyi [version 3]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Francolinus shelleyi shelleyi [version 3]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Francolinus shelleyi shelleyi [version 3]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Francolinus shelleyi shelleyi [version 3]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Francolinus shelleyi shelleyi [version 3]
Clements, version 2015:
Scleroptila shelleyi shelleyi [version 3]
Clements, version 2016:
Scleroptila shelleyi shelleyi [version 3]
Clements, version 2017:
Scleroptila shelleyi shelleyi [version 3]
Clements, version 2018:
Scleroptila shelleyi shelleyi [version 3]
Clements, version 2019:
Scleroptila shelleyi shelleyi [version 3]
eBird version 2017:
Shelley's Francolin (Shelley's) ( Scleroptila shelleyi shelleyi)
eBird version 2018:
Shelley's Francolin (Shelley's) ( Scleroptila shelleyi shelleyi)
eBird version 2019:
Shelley's Francolin (Shelley's) ( Scleroptila shelleyi shelleyi)
eBird version 2021:
Shelley's Francolin (Shelley's) ( Scleroptila shelleyi shelleyi)
eBird version 2022:
Shelley's Francolin ( Scleroptila shelleyi) [version 3]
eBird version 2023:
Shelley's Francolin ( Scleroptila shelleyi) [version 3]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Francolinus shelleyi shelleyi [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Shelley's Francolin ( Scleroptila shelleyi) [version 3]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Shelley's Francolin ( Scleroptila shelleyi) [version 3]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Shelley's Francolin ( Scleroptila shelleyi) [version 3]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Shelley's Francolin ( Scleroptila shelleyi) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 13.1:
Shelley's Francolin ( Scleroptila shelleyi) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 13.2:
Shelley's Francolin ( Scleroptila shelleyi) [version 3]
IOC World Bird Names, version 14.1:
Shelley's Francolin ( Scleroptila shelleyi) [version 3]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Shelley's Francolin ( Scleroptila shelleyi) [version 3]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.03:
Shelley's Francolin ( Scleroptila shelleyi) [version 3]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Scleroptila [shelleyi or whytei] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

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Afrikaans: Laeveldpatrys, Laeveldpatrys (Laeveld)
Catalan: Francolí de Shelley
Czech: frankolín Shelleyův
Danish: Mopanefrankolin
German: Shelleyfrankolin, Shelley-Frankolin, Shelleyfrankolin (shelleyi)
English: Shelley's Francolin, Shelley's Francolin (Shelley's), Shelley's Francolin [shelleyi, canidorsalis, macarthuri or uluensis]
English, HBW: Shelley's Francolin
English (IOC): Shelley's Francolin (Shelley's)
English (United States): Shelley's Francolin (Shelley's)
Esperanto: Ŝelia frankolino
Spanish: Francolín de Shelley, Francolín de Shelley (shelleyi)
Spanish (Spain): Francolín de Shelley (shelleyi)
Estonian: välufrankoliin, välufrankoliin (välu-frankoliinkana), välu-frankoliinkana
Finnish: valkokurkkufrankoliini
French: Francolin de Shelley, Francolin de Shelley (shelleyi), Francolin de Shelley [shelleyi, canidorsalis, macarthuri or uluensis], Francolin de Shelley [shelleyi, canidorsalis, macarthuri ou uluensis]
Croatian: crnopruga jarebica
Hungarian: Shelley-frankolin
Italian: Francolino di Shelley
Japanese (romaji): futasujishako (shelleyi)
Japanese: フタスジシャコ, フタスジシャコ (shelleyi), フタスジシャコ(shelleyi)
Scientific: Francolinus shelleyi, Francolinus shelleyi shelleyi, Scleroptila shelleyi, Scleroptila shelleyi [shelleyi, canidorsalis, macarthuri or uluensis], Scleroptila shelleyi shelleyi
Lithuanian: Šelio frankolinas
Dutch: Shelleys Frankolijn
Norwegian: miombofrankolin, miombofrankolin (shelleyi)
Polish: frankolin rdzawoboczny, frankolin rdzawoboczny (shelleyi)
Portuguese: francolim-de-barriga-barrada
Portuguese (Portugal): francolim-de-shelley, francolim-de-shelley (shelleyi)
Russian: Кустарниковый франколин (shelleyi), Турач Шелли
Slovak: frankolín skalný, frankolín skalný (skup.)
Serbian: Šelijev frankolin, Šelijev frankolin (južni)
Swedish: miombofrankolin, Shelleys frankolin (shelleyi)
Turkish: Sarıca Turaç, Sarıca turaç (shelleyi)
Ukrainian: турач Шелі
Chinese: 谢氏鹧鸪
Chinese (Traditional): 謝利氏鷓鴣

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