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Moorland or Elgon Francolin

Scleroptila [psilolaema or elgonensis] (= Scleroptila psilolaema) (Gray, GR 1867)

The moorland francolin is a species of bird in the family Phasianidae. It is endemic to Ethiopia. Source: Wikipedia




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


Original description

Citation:
  (Gray, GR 1867)

Reference:
   List Birds Brit. Mus. pt5 p.50

Protonym:
  Francolinus psilolaemus

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/19060573


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  FC1080818EFBD582

Avibase ID:
  avibase-FC108081

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/FC108081


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 175993

Geographic range:

  • Scleroptila psilolaema: Montane moorlands of central and s Ethiopia
  • Scleroptila elgonensis: Montane moorlands of e Uganda to central Kenya
English:
Moorland or Elgon Francolin
French:
Francolin montagnard ou F. de l'Elgon


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Moorland or Elgon Francolin ( Scleroptila [psilolaema or elgonensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Francolin montagnard ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Francolin montagnard ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Montane Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 3]
Clements 3rd edition:
Montane Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 3]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 3]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 3]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 3]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 3]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 3]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 3]
Clements 6th edition:
Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 3]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 3]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 3]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 3]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 3]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 3]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 3]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 3]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 3]
Clements, version 2015:
Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 3]
Clements, version 2016:
Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 3]
Clements, version 2017:
Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 3]
Clements, version 2018:
Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 3]
Clements, version 2019:
Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 3]
eBird version 1.50:
Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 4]
eBird version 2015:
Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 4]
eBird version 2016:
Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 4]
eBird version 2017:
Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaemus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Moorland Francolin ( Francolinus psilolaemus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaemus) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Moorland Francolin ( Scleroptila psilolaema) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Scleroptila psilolaema [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Scleroptila psilolaema [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

This taxon is a subspecies of Scleroptila [afra, gutturalis, psilolaema or shelleyi]

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Catalan: Francolí de muntanya
Czech: Frankolín vysokohorský
Danish: Hedefrankolin
German: Bergheidefrankolin, Hochlandfrankolin
English: Elgon Francolin, Montane Francolin, Montane Red-winged Francolin, Moorland Francolin, Moorland or Elgon Francolin, Relict Francolin, Shelley's Francolin, Shoa Francolin
English, HBW: Moorland/Elgon Francolin
English (IOC): Moorland Francolin
English (Kenya): Moorland Francolin
English (United States): Moorland Francolin
Esperanto: Orientafrika frankolino
Spanish: Francolín de Etiopía, Francolín Etíope
Spanish (Spain): Francolín Etíope
Spanish (HBW): Moorland Francolin
Estonian: kanarbikufrankoliin (kanarbiku-frankoliinkana)
Finnish: Vuorifrankoliini
French: Francolin montagnard, Francolin montagnard ou F. de l'Elgon
Croatian: planinska jarebica
Italian: Francolino di brughiera, Francolino di montagna
Japanese (romaji): kougenshako
Japanese: コウゲンシャコ
Scientific: Francolinus africanus psilolaemus, Francolinus psilolaemus, Francolinus psilolaemus psilolaemus, Scleroptila [psilolaema or elgonensis], Scleroptila psilolaema, Scleroptila psilolaema psilolaema, Scleroptila psilolaemus
Lithuanian: Viržyninis frankolinas
Dutch: Hooglandfrankolijn
Norwegian Nynorsk: Lyngfrankolin
Norwegian: Lyngfrankolin
Polish: frankolin górski
Portuguese: Francolim-das-charnecas
Portuguese (Portugal): francolim-etíope
Russian: Горный франколин
Slovak: frankolín slatinový
Serbian: Frankolin iz vresišta, Vresov frankolin
Swedish: Etiopisk frankolin, höglandsfrankolin
Swahili: Kwale-bwawa
Turkish: Funda turacı
Ukrainian: Турач гірський
Chinese: 高地鹧鸪
Chinese (Traditional): 山區沼澤鷓鴣, 山區荒地鷓鴣

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