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Natal Francolin

Pternistis natalensis (Smith, A 1833)

The Natal spurfowl or Natal francolin is a species of bird in the family Phasianidae. It is found in Botswana, Eswatini, Mozambique, South Africa, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Galliformes
Family:
  Phasianidae
Genus:
   Pternistis
Scientific:
  Pternistis natalensis


Original description

Citation:
  (Smith, A 1833)

Reference:
   S. Afr. Quart. J. ser. 2, 1, pt. 2 p.48

Protonym:
  Francolinus Natalensis

Link:
  https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/54196#page/66/mode/1up


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  A7002FF6804B1B5D

Avibase ID:
  avibase-A7002FF6

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/A7002FF6


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 175987

Geographic range:

  • Pternistis natalensis: Zambia and Mozambique to Cape Province
English:
Natal Francolin
Catalan:
Francolí de Natal
Czech:
frankolín natalský
Danish:
Natalfrankolin
German:
Natalfrankolin
Spanish:
Francolín de Natal
Spanish (Spain):
Francolín de Natal
Finnish:
natalinfrankoliini
French:
Francolin du Natal
Croatian:
natalska jarebica
Hungarian:
natáli frankolin
Icelandic:
Natalhæna
Italian:
Francolino del Natal
Japanese (romaji):
nata-rukijishako
Japanese:
ナタールキジシャコ
Lithuanian:
Natalinis frankolinas
Dutch:
Natalfrankolijn
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Shonafrankolin
Norwegian:
Shonafrankolin
Polish:
szponiastonóg natalski
Portuguese:
francolim-do-natal
Russian:
Натальский франколин
Slovak:
frankolínec krikľavý
Serbian:
Natalski frankolin
Swedish:
natalfrankolin
Ukrainian:
Турач натальський
Chinese:
纳塔尔鹧鸪
Chinese (Traditional):
納塔爾鷓鴣


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Natal Francolin ( Francolinus natalensis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Natal Francolin ( Francolinus natalensis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Natal Francolin ( Francolinus natalensis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Natal Francolin ( Francolinus natalensis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Natal Francolin ( Francolinus natalensis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Natal Francolin ( Francolinus natalensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Natal Francolin ( Pternistis natalensis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Natal Francolin ( Francolinus natalensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Natal Francolin ( Francolinus natalensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Natal Francolin ( Pternistis natalensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Natal Francolin ( Pternistis natalensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Natal Francolin ( Pternistis natalensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Natal Francolin ( Pternistis natalensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Natal Francolin ( Pternistis natalensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Natal Francolin ( Pternistis natalensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Natal Francolin ( Francolinus natalensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Natal Francolin ( Francolinus natalensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Natal Francolin ( Francolinus natalensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Natal Francolin ( Francolinus natalensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Natal Francolin ( Francolinus natalensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Natal Francolin ( Francolinus natalensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
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Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Natal Francolin ( Francolinus natalensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Natal Francolin ( Pternistis natalensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Natal Francolin ( Pternistis natalensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Natal Francolin ( Pternistis natalensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Natal Francolin ( Pternistis natalensis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Natal Francolin ( Pternistis natalensis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Natal Francolin ( Pternistis natalensis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Natal Francolin ( Pternistis natalensis) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Francolin du Natal ( Francolinus natalensis) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Francolin du Natal ( Francolinus natalensis) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Natal Francolin ( Francolinus natalensis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Natal Francolin ( Pternistis natalensis) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Natal Francolin ( Francolinus natalensis) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
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Clements 5th edition (as published):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition:
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
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Clements, version 2015:
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Clements, version 2016:
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Clements, version 2017:
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Clements, version 2018:
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Clements, version 2019:
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eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 1.52:
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eBird version 1.53:
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eBird version 1.54:
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eBird version 1.55:
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eBird version 2015:
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eBird version 2016:
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eBird version 2017:
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eBird version 2018:
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eBird version 2019:
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eBird version 2021:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Natal Francolin ( Francolinus natalensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Natal Francolin ( Francolinus natalensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Natal Francolin ( Francolinus natalensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Natal Francolin ( Pternistis natalensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Natal Francolin ( Pternistis natalensis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Natal Francolin ( Francolinus natalensis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Natal Spurfowl ( Pternistis natalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Natal Francolin ( Francolinus natalensis) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Francolinus natalensis [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Francolinus natalensis [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Francolinus natalensis [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Natal Francolin ( Francolinus natalensis) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Natal Francolin ( Francolinus natalensis) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Natal Francolin ( Pternistis natalensis) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Natal Spurfowl ( Pternistis natalensis) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Natal Spurfowl ( Pternistis natalensis) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Pternistis natalensis [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Pternistis natalensis [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Afrikaans: Natalse Fisant
Catalan: Francolí de Natal
Czech: Frankolín natalský
Danish: Natalfrankolin
German: Natalfrankolin
English: Natal Francolin, Natal Pheasant, Natal Spurfowl, Neave's Natal Francolin
English, HBW: Natal Francolin
English (IOC): Natal Spurfowl
English (United States): Natal Francolin
English (South Africa): Natal Spurfowl
Esperanto: Natala frankolino
Spanish: Francolín de Natal
Spanish (Spain): Francolín de Natal
Spanish (HBW): Natal Francolin
Estonian: kiripugu-frankoliin (kiripugu-frankoliinkana)
Finnish: Natalinfrankoliini
French: Francolin du Natal, Pterniste du Natal
Croatian: natalska jarebica
Hungarian: natáli frankolin
Icelandic: Natalhæna
Italian: Francolino del Natal
Japanese (romaji): nataarukijishako, nata-rukijishako
Japanese: ナタアルキジシャコ, ナタールキジシャコ
Scientific: Chaetopus natalensis, Francolinus lechoho, Francolinus natalensis, Francolinus natalensis natalensis, Francolinus natalensis neavei, Francolinus natalensis thamnobium, Perdex lechoha, Perdix lechoho, Pternistis natalensis, Pternistis natalensis natalensis, Pternistis natalensis neavei, Pternistis natalensis thamnobium
Lithuanian: Natalinis frankolinas
Dutch: Natalfrankolijn, Natal-frankolijn
Norwegian Nynorsk: Shonafrankolin
Norwegian: Shonafrankolin
Polish: frankolin natalski, szponiastonóg natalski
Portuguese: Francolim do Natal, Francolim-do-natal
Portuguese (Portugal): francolim-de-natal
Russian: Натальский Турач, Натальский франколин
Slovak: frankolínec krikľavý
Shona: Renge
Serbian: Natalski frankolin
Siswant: Ingagolu
Swedish: Natalfrankolin
Tswana: Kgwalê
Turkish: Benekli turaç
Tsonga: Nghwari ma ntshengwhayi
Ukrainian: Турач натальський
Chinese: 纳塔尔鹧鸪
Chinese (Traditional): 納塔爾鷓鴣
Zulu: isiKhwehle

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