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Black-fronted Francolin

Pternistis atrifrons Conover, 1930

Order:
  Galliformes
Family:
  Phasianidae
Genus:
  Pternistis

Scientific:
  Pternistis atrifrons

Citation:
  Conover, 1930

Reference:
  Proc.Biol.Soc.Wash. 43 p.3

Protonym:
  Francolinus atrifrons

Avibase ID:
  F86E768E8051D212

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/F86E768E

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 677867


ENDANGERED

Geographic range:

  • Pternistis atrifrons: S Ethiopia and extreme n Kenya
English:
Black-fronted Francolin
German:
Schwarzstirnfrankolin
Danish:
Mendebo Bjergfrankolin
Spanish:
Francolín frentinegro
French:
Francolin à front noir
Japanese:
chaerishako (atrifrons)
Japanese:
チャエリシャコ (atrifrons)
Dutch:
Zwartmaskerfrankolijn
Polish:
frankolin czarnoczelny
Slovak:
frankolínec etiópsky
Swedish:
svartpannad frankolin
Chinese:
黑额鹧鸪


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Black-fronted Francolin ( Pternistis atrifrons) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Chestnut-naped Francolin (Ethiopian) ( Francolinus castaneicollis atrifrons)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Chestnut-naped Francolin (Ethiopian) ( Francolinus castaneicollis atrifrons)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Chestnut-naped Francolin (Ethiopian) ( Pternistis castaneicollis atrifrons)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Chestnut-naped Francolin (Ethiopian) ( Pternistis castaneicollis atrifrons)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Chestnut-naped Francolin (Ethiopian) ( Pternistis castaneicollis atrifrons)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Chestnut-naped Francolin (Ethiopian) ( Pternistis castaneicollis atrifrons)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Black-fronted Francolin ( Pternistis atrifrons) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Black-fronted Francolin ( Pternistis atrifrons) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Black-fronted Francolin ( Pternistis atrifrons) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Black-fronted Francolin ( Pternistis atrifrons) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Black-fronted Francolin ( Pternistis atrifrons) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Black-fronted Francolin ( Pternistis atrifrons) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Francolinus castaneicollis atrifrons [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Francolinus castaneicollis atrifrons [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Francolinus castaneicollis atrifrons [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Francolinus castaneicollis atrifrons [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Francolinus castaneicollis atrifrons [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Francolinus castaneicollis atrifrons [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Francolinus castaneicollis atrifrons [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Francolinus castaneicollis atrifrons [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Francolinus castaneicollis atrifrons [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Francolinus castaneicollis atrifrons [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Francolinus castaneicollis atrifrons [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Francolinus castaneicollis atrifrons [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Francolinus castaneicollis atrifrons [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Francolinus castaneicollis atrifrons [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Francolinus castaneicollis atrifrons [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Francolinus castaneicollis atrifrons [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Pternistis castaneicollis atrifrons [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Pternistis castaneicollis atrifrons [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Pternistis castaneicollis atrifrons [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Pternistis castaneicollis atrifrons [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Black-fronted Francolin ( Pternistis atrifrons) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Chestnut-naped Francolin (Black-fronted) ( Francolinus castaneicollis atrifrons) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Chestnut-naped Francolin (Black-fronted) ( Pternistis castaneicollis atrifrons) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Chestnut-naped Francolin (Black-fronted) ( Pternistis castaneicollis atrifrons) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Chestnut-naped Francolin (Black-fronted) ( Pternistis castaneicollis atrifrons) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Chestnut-naped Francolin (Black-fronted) ( Pternistis castaneicollis atrifrons) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Black-fronted Francolin ( Pternistis atrifrons) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Francolinus castaneicollis atrifrons [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Francolinus castaneicollis atrifrons [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Francolinus castaneicollis atrifrons [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Francolinus castaneicollis atrifrons [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Francolinus castaneicollis atrifrons [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Francolinus castaneicollis atrifrons [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Francolinus castaneicollis atrifrons [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Francolinus castaneicollis atrifrons [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Francolinus castaneicollis atrifrons [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Francolinus castaneicollis atrifrons [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Pternistis castaneicollis atrifrons [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Pternistis castaneicollis atrifrons [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Francolinus castaneicollis atrifrons [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Black-fronted Francolin ( Pternistis atrifrons) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Black-fronted Francolin ( Pternistis atrifrons) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Black-fronted Francolin ( Pternistis atrifrons) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Black-fronted Francolin ( Pternistis atrifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Pternistis castaneicollis atrifrons [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Pternistis castaneicollis atrifrons [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Pternistis castaneicollis atrifrons [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Pternistis castaneicollis atrifrons [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Pternistis castaneicollis atrifrons [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Pternistis castaneicollis atrifrons [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Pternistis castaneicollis atrifrons [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Pternistis castaneicollis atrifrons [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Pternistis castaneicollis atrifrons [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Pternistis castaneicollis atrifrons [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Pternistis castaneicollis atrifrons [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Pternistis castaneicollis atrifrons [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Pternistis castaneicollis atrifrons [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Pternistis castaneicollis atrifrons [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Pternistis castaneicollis atrifrons [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Pternistis castaneicollis atrifrons [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Pternistis castaneicollis atrifrons [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Pternistis castaneicollis atrifrons [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Black-fronted Francolin ( Pternistis atrifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Black-fronted Francolin ( Pternistis atrifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Black-fronted Francolin ( Pternistis atrifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Black-fronted Francolin ( Pternistis atrifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Black-fronted Francolin ( Pternistis atrifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Black-fronted Francolin ( Pternistis atrifrons) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Francolinus atrifrons [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Francolinus atrifrons [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Francolinus atrifrons [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Pternistis castaneicollis atrifrons [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Pternistis castaneicollis atrifrons [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Pternistis [castaneicollis or atrifrons] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Catalan: Francolí de front negre
Danish: Mendebo Bjergfrankolin, Mendebo-bjergfrankolin
German: Schwarzstirnfrankolin
English: Black-fronted Francolin, Chestnut-naped Francolin (Black-fronted), Chestnut-naped Francolin (Ethiopian), Ethiopian Francolin
English (IOC): Black-fronted Francolin
Spanish: Francolín frentinegro
Spanish (Spain): Francolín Cuellicastaño (atrifrons)
Spanish (HBW): Chestnut-naped Francolin (Black-fronted)
French: Francolin à cou roux (atrifrons), Francolin à front noir, Francolin d'Éthiopie
Japanese: chaerishako (atrifrons)
Japanese: チャエリシャコ (atrifrons)
Scientific: Francolinus atrifrons, Francolinus castaneicollis atrifrons, Pternistis atrifrons, Pternistis castaneicollis atrifrons
Dutch: Roestkopfrankolijn (atrifrons), Zwartmaskerfrankolijn
Norwegian: kastanjefrankolin (atrifrons)
Polish: frankolin czarnoczelny, szponiastonóg czarnoczelny
Slovak: frankolínec etiópsky
Swedish: rostkindad frankolin (atrifrons), svartpannad frankolin
Chinese: 黑额鹧鸪

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